War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0271 Chapter XLII. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, October 10, 1863.

Brigadier-General BOYLE,

Louisville:

I will order the regiments back as soon as possible. Notify all officers and men who surrender or are paroled will be disgraced.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, October 10, 1863.

Brigadier-General BOYLE,

Louisville, Ky.:

If they have not been paroled in accordance with General Orders, Numbers 100, which I think doubtful, they are to be arrested at once, returned to Nashville, and reported to Brigadier-General Granger for duty.

By order Major-General Rosecrans:

D. G. SWAIM,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Louisville, October 10, 1863.

Captain ANDERSON:

The Seventh Indiana Cavalry has not reported here.

J. T. BOYLE,

Brigadier-General.

MUNFORDVILLE, October 10, 1863.

Captain A. C. SEMPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Louisville:

Major Martin telegraphed from Glasgow that reliable citizens report Forrest this side of Cumberland River with a large force. I have given him instructions to ascertain the facts, and hold himself and command in readiness to fall back to this point if large force approaches Glasgow. Colonel Strickland requests that the remainder of his regiment be ordered to join him at this place.

E. H. HOBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MUNFORDVILLE, October 10, 1863.

Major SAM. MARTIN,

Glasgow:

Send out reliable scouts in direction of Tompkinsville with instructions that they are to give you timely information of the approach. In the mean time have everything in readiness to fall back to this place. It would be well to send the stores, if any on hand, in wagons