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HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, TWENTIETH ARMY CORPS,

September 2, 1863-12.30 a.m.

Colonel H. C. HEG,

Commanding Third Brigade:

COLONEL: Orders are just received to move forward to Winston's early to-morrow and encamp at or near there. General Davis directs that you have your command in readiness to move by 6 o'clock this a. m. Please notify the battery with you to be in readiness at that hour, and to follow immediately in rear of your brigade when upon march.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. W. MORRISON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

BRIDGEPORT, September 2, 1863.

General ROSECRANS:

The bridge was completed at 9 o'clock this morning. I will commence crossing my division in a short time.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General.

BRIDGEPORT, September 2, 1863-6 a.m.

Brigadier-General GARFIELD,

Chief of Staff:

Bridge is passable for infantry. Will have it ready for trains by noon.

K. A. HUNTON,

Lieutenant-Colonel.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Stevenson, Ala., September 2, 1863.

Major-General SHERIDAN,

Commanding Division, Bridgeport:

The general commanding asks can you not move up the mountain by the Moore road, joining General McCook at Winston's, or can you not send your trains that way? The object is to pass the Narrows without being seen while General Thomas seizes the gap.

FRANK S. BOND,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

STEVENSON, ALA., September 2, 1863.

Major-General SHERIDAN,

Bridgeport:

The general commanding directs me to say that he will be at Bridgeport this afternoon to see you.

J. P. DROUILLARD,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.