War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0259 Chapter XLII. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.-UNION.

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General Morgan has been directed to establish his headquarters at Battle Creek, and to use his force in repairing the roads thence to Jasper and beyond. Continue to report daily by letter to these headquarters.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. GODDARD,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, October 10, 1863.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Twenty-first Kentucky Volunteers:

The general commanding directs you to report your command for temporary duty to Colonel John Tillson, commanding Tenth Illinois Volunteers, at Anderson's Cross-Roads.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. GODDARD,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND BRIGADE,

North Chickamauga, Tenn., October 10, 1863-6 a.m.

Brigadier-General GARFIELD:

Lieutenant Chatfield, Eighty-fifth Illinois, the officer whom I sent over on the other side, saw pickets all along the bank; supposed them to be infantry; saw no camp-fires; heard about 1 o'clock the clink of trail pieces as they limbered up a battery, which seemed to be about 200 yards from the river. I heard rebel drums yesterday morning at 4 a.m. This morning I did not hear any.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

DANL. McCOOK,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

NASHVILLE, October 10, 1863.

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Officers and soldiers who just arrived from McMinnville, paroled by Wheeler, were sent to Louisville. Have telegraphed General Boyle to return them to this place. Those who have arrived since receipt of first telegram on the subject have been retained here, and will be sent to their regiments the first opportunity.

R. S. GRANGER,

Brigadier-General.

STEVENSON, October 10, 1863-10.30 p.m.

Brigadier-General GRANGER,

Nashville:

Keep a sharp lookout for the raiders. Wheeler's party, when last heard from, were near Fayetteville-this on the night of the 8th