War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0803 Chapter XLII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION.

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that the provost-marshal and medical director have taken quarters in it, and refuse to give them up. You are directed to see that they vacate at once and that the proprietor is protected in possession of the house.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BRIDGEPORT, September 23, 1863.

Colonel C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

One hundred and fifty cavalry of First Division are here with 450 horses. Shall they come on? Have been here three days.

R. F. SMITH,

Colonel, Commanding Post.

CHATTANOOGA,

September 23, 1863-8.05 p.m.

Colonel SMITH, Bridgeport:

Send orders to Twenty-first Kentucky, now at Whiteside's, that the general commanding directs them to cross the river at Battle Creek, march up on that side without delay to this place, and join their division.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BRIDGEPORT, September 23, 1863.

Colonel C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Supply train of Johnson's, Reynolds', and First Cavalry Division, sent back on north side of river, has arrived at Battle Creek. Shall it proceed by road north of river?

R. F. SMITH,

Colonel, Commanding Post.

CHATTANOOGA, September 23, 1863.

Colonel R. F. SMITH,

Commanding, Bridgeport:

Cross the trains and send them here as soon as possible on north side river. Direct the Twenty-first Kentucky, now at Whiteside's, to cross and join its brigade at this place soon as possible.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

R. S. THOMS,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.