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CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Chattanooga, September 27, 1863.

The circular of the 25th instant, prescribing regulations for crossing the bridges at this place, is so far modified as to permit trains to cross on the pass of the division commander, approved by the chief quartermaster of the corps. Trains and teams not belonging to any corps will only be permitted to cross upon a pass from department headquarters.

By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Chattanooga, Tenn., September 27, 1863.

Colonel J. C. MCKIBBIN,

Aide-de-Camp:

The general commanding directs you to proceed to-morrow morning at 7 a.m.,with a flag of truce, to the lines of the enemy and deliver to the staff officer of General Bragg a train of ambulances and hospital supplies to be sent to the relief of our wounded men within the enemy's lines, and to receive the train of wounded men on the return. Your action will be in accordance with the letter of General Bragg, a copy* of which is herewith inclosed. Captain D. G. Swaim, assistant adjutant-general, and Lieutenant Kelly will accompany you.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. A. GARFIELD,

Brigadier-General, Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Chattanooga, September 27, 1863.

Captain MERRILL:

Ask signal station at Palmer's division from what direction the "unbroken column of infantry" is moving in direction of Rossville.

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Chattanooga, Tenn., September 27, 1863.

The general commanding directs that corps commanders, accompanied by their chiefs of staff, report at these headquarters at 12 m. daily until further orders. The chiefs of the different staff departments at these headquarters will report to the general commanding at the same hour.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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