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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, September 11, 1863.

Colonel PRICE,

Twenty-first Kentucky Regiment, Whiteside's:

The general commanding directs you to send a scouting party up the Racoon Mountain to see if there are any cavalry there.

Respectfully,

R. S. THOMS,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

CHATTANOOGA, September 11, 1863.

Major General G. GRANGER,

Bridgeport:

The general commanding directs that you take measures to recall the line of couriers up the Sequatchie Valley and to General Hazen's headquarters.

J. P. DROUILLARD,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

CHATTANOOGA, September 11, 1863.

Major General G. GRANGER,

Bridgeport:

Move a brigade at once to Shellmound. The Sixty-ninth Ohio, now at Bridgeport, has been ordered to report to you to accompany this brigade to Shellmound.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BRIDGEPORT, September 11, 1863.

Major-General ROSECRANS:

McCook's brigade and the Sixty-ninth Ohio Volunteer Infantry move to Shellmound in the morning early.

G. GRANGER,

Major-General, Commanding.

BRIDGEPORT, September 11, 1863-8.30 [p. m.]

General ROSECRANS:

A large ordnance train has arrived. What shall be done with it? What train is the Eighty-ninth Ohio Volunteer Infantry to escort? The Thirteenth Wisconsin and Twenty-eighth Kentucky will reach Paint Rock Bridge and Larkinsville tomorrow. I ordered Stokes' cavalry to Tracy City. Will order some brigade to Jasper as soon as possible. Do you wish subsistence stores accumulated here? I am laying platforms for store-houses, and require timber for bridges and flooring.

G. GRANGER,

Major-General.