War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0431 Chapter XLII. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.-UNION.

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NASHVILLE, September 7, 1863.

General ROSECRANS:

Captain Little, commissary of subsistence, reports that the Louisville and Nashville Railroad is not hurrying [supplies] forward as fast we consume them. Have you any orders on the subject?

G. GRANGER,

Major-General.

NASHVILLE, September 7, 1863-2.25 p.m.

General GARFIELD:

Morgan reached Stevenson with one brigade at 11 a.m. to-day; McCook brigade near by. Whitaker's brigade near' will camp at the foot of he mountain to-night. Raid's brigade at Cowan. Steedman will be at Cowan to-night in person. The Eightieth Illinois leaves by car to-morrow for Bridgeport.

G. GRANGER,

Major-General, Commanding.

STEVENSON, September 7, 1863.

Brigadier-General GARFIELD,

Chief of Staff:

Four regiments of infantry and one battery of the First Brigade arrived here at 11 a.m. to-day. Colonel McCook, with three regiments of infantry and one battery, encamped 5 miles west of Larkinsville last night, one regiment of infantry following him within a day's march.

J. D. MORGAN.

Brigadier-General.

TRENTON, GA., September 7, 1863.

Brig. General R. S. GRANGER, Nashville:

The general commanding wishes to know if the magazine is fixed yet.

R. S. THOMS,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS CHIEF OF CAVALRY, Camp near Winston's, September 7, 1863-10.30. a.m.

Brigadier-General GARFIELD,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: I will start in the morning and endeavor to strike the railroad. I regret exceedingly that I cannot have the aid of Minty's brigade, as I deem my present force entirely inadequate to the work to be performed. I fear the general is not aware that I have but thirteen small regiments here, reduced by battalions guarding the