War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0878 KY., SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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of artillery to Battle Creek has been complied with. All the transient men at this post are being armed and equipped, and sent to the front as escorts to supply trains. The men belonging to Generals Davis' and Van Cleve's divisions will leave, with trains from their respective divisions, to-morrow morning. Three companies of Tenth Ohio Cavalry were sent to Larkinsville to-day on a scout, and to patrol the river. Occasionally a few rebels are seen on the opposite shore by our patrolling parties. All quiet along the line of the Chattanooga and Nashville Railroad as far as the mountains. Trains arrive from Nashville as usual. All the rebel prisoners, 1,500 in number, went forward to-day. Large numbers of wounded continue to arrive from the front, and are being sent forward from Bridgeport by rail. Please inform me where the Twenty-second Michigan Infantry of my command is. I have not heard from them officially for nearly a month.

Very respectfully,

JAMES D. MORGAN,

Brig., General, Comdg. Second Division, Reserve Corps.

HDQRS. FIRST BRIG., FOURTH DIV., 14TH ARMY CORPS, September 26, 1863-10 a.m.

Captain SINCLAIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report all quiet on my line in front.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. O. MILLER,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

HDQRS. FIRST BRIG., FOURTH DIV., 14TH ARMY CORPS, Friar's Island, September 26, 1863-7 p.m.

Captain SINCLAIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report the forces under my command disposed as follows: Second Michigan Cavalry, one company at Thatcher's Ford, one at the head of Soddy Island, two at Penny's Ford, and eight at Dallas. Ninety-second Illinois at Harrison's Landing, with one howitzer. One hundred and twenty-third Illinois and two rifled guns, on the north side of Chickamauga Creek, commanding the river ford at the head of the island here. Seventeenth Indiana, Seventy-second Indiana, Ninety-eighth Illinois, two mountain howitzers, and four rifled guns, at the crossing at the lower point of the island here. All quiet on our front. Inclosed find dispatches just received from Dallas* and Harrison. The Second Michigan Cavalry will be out of rations to-morrow and have no transportation with them. What can be done for them? The Ninety-eighth Illinois arrived here at mindinght last night from Stevenson.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. O. MILLER,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

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*Dispatch from Dallas not found.

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