War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0194 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., N. ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLII.

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BOWLING GREEN, KY., October 8, 1863.

(Received 12.40 p.m., 9th)

Major THOMAS T. ECKERT,

Washington, D. C.:

Glasgow office re-opened yesterday. Chattanooga line got to work at 4 this p.m., now working within 3 miles of Chattanooga. Enemy captured and destroyed a train this p.m. on Lebanon branch road, near New Haven, Ky., Force not known. No particulars.

SAML. BRUCH,

Captain,and Asst. Supt., U. S. Military Telegraph.

HDQRS. OF THE ARMY, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, October 8, 1863

Major General A. E. BURNSIDE,

Comdg. Dept. of the Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio:

The General-in-Chief directs that you will at once put en route for the headquarters Department of the Cumberland the Tenth Michigan Cavalry, now at Grand Rapids, Mich., to report to Major-General Rosecrans for duty.,

By command of Major-General Halleck:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Similar instructions were given on same date to Major-General Pope to send Eighth Iowa Cavalry to same destination.]

HEADQUARTERS, Louisville, October 8, 1863.

Captain W. P. ANDERSON:

General Rosecrans telegraphs me that he believes the rebels will strike the Louisville and Nashville Railroad in force in a day r two. He supposed a division of Sherman's force was here, and ordered that I use it. No force here or coming. I find from Lieutenant Smyser that there are cavalry arms here for a regiment. Can the Seventh Indiana come down at once?

J. T. BOYLE,

Brigadier-General

CINCINNATI, OHIO, October 8, 1863

Governor O. P. MORTON,

Indianapolis, Ind.:

The following has just been received:

LOUISVILLE, October 8, 1863.

Captain W. P. ANDERSON:

General Rosecrans telegraphs me that the rebels will strike the Louisville and Nashville Railroad in force in a day or two. He supposed a division of Sherman's force was here or coming. I find from Lieutenant Smyser that there are cavalry arms here for a regiment. Can the Seventh Indiana come down at once?

J. T. BOYLE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

Under these circumstances can the Governor order the Seventh to at once report to General Boyle for duty? They will be armed at Louisville. Please answer.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

By W. P. ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.