War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0296 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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MUNFORDVILLE, October 11, 1863.

Captain A. C. SEMPLE,

Louisville:

Captain Knight attacked Richardson yesterday; wounded several of his men, capturing arms, merchandise, &c. Rebels broke up and scattered through the hills.

Nothing from Glasgow.

E. H. HOBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MUNFORDVILLE, October 11, 1863.

Colonel SPAULDING,

Glasgow:

Have you all your men with you? Have you been mustered in? Are you armed? Report your condition. Assume command until further ordered. Use the utmost vigilance to ascertain the approach of an enemy.

E. H. HOBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MUNFORDVILLE, October 11, 1863.

Colonel SPAULDING,

Glasgow:

Arm as many men as possible with surplus arms at that place. Major Martin can inform as to arms. If you could send over detachment to this place we can furnish you with some Enfield rifles. Keep your pickets on the lookout. Send small scouting parties on roads leading to Cumberland River, with instructions to report to you by courier. It is not expected of scouts to make an attack under serious circumstances. You will act according to instructions sent to Major Martin yesterday.

E. H. HOBSON,

Brigadier-General.

LOUISA, KY., October 11, 1863.

Brigadier-General BOYLE:

GENERAL: A company of 80 of the Fourteenth Kentucky Volunteers had a skirmish with 150 rebels, under command of Colonel Prentice, at Salyersville yesterday. Prentice was repulsed. Prentice was re-enforced last night. I have sent Colonel Brown with 300 men to look after him. Captain Ford still holds Piketon.

Your obedient servant,

GEO. W. GALLUP,

Colonel, Commanding.

FLEMINGSBURG, October 11, 1863.

Brig. General J. T. BOYLE,

Louisville, Ky.:

SIR: On October 2 I sent out Lieutenant Clark and 50 men scouting, who proceeded as far as West Liberty; called upon the scoundrel Green Howard, the place where guerrillas resort; all were