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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Stevenson, Ala., September 1, 1863-7.50 p.m.

Colonel MINTY.

Therman, or Smith's Cross-Roads:

If you want any dry corn, you can get 700 sacks at Tracy City.

R. S. THOMS.

Aide-de-Camp.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, D. C., September 1, 1863-12.43 p.m.

Brigadier-General KELLEY,

Clarksburg, W. VA.:

General Crook was ordered by telegraph on the 18th August to immediately proceed from Vicksburg to report to you, since which he has not been heard from.

GEO. W. CULLUM.

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

LOUISVILLE, KY.,

September 1, 1863,

General R. B. POTTER:

Lieutenant-Colonel Farleigh, commanding at Bowling Green, telegraphs that Hamilton is at Tompkinsville, Monroe County, with 600 rebels and four pieces of artillery, intending to attack train from Glasgow. I doubt correctness of this information. Trains will be in danger from Somerset if Hamilton has such force. Can you communicate this to General Burnside?

J. T. BOYLE,

Brigadier-General.

LOUISVILLE, KY.,

September 1, 1863.

Brigadier-General POTTER:

I am obliged by your ordering Seventy-first Indiana to Mount Sterling. Have you any cavalry or mounted men at Crab Orchard? I wish to use 30 of them to arrest some villains in that county.

J. T. BOYLE,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-THIRD ARMY CORPS,

Schooler's, Tenn., September 1, 1863.

Major General A. E. BURNSIDE,

Commanding Army of the Ohio:'

SIR: Your dispatch was received after 5 o'clock this morning. Hascall, as you remember, has been directed to remain here until the general supply train came up. He was unable to get nearer