War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0409 Chapter XLII. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.-UNION.

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place, where I will await further orders. The regiments of the command belonging to General Sherman's corps have been ordered to Collierville by General Carr to take train for Corinth. My command will be out of rations to-day. I have sent to General Carr to send me a supply.

Respectfully,

T. W. SWEENY,

Brigadier-General.

COLLIERVILLE, October 16, 1863.

General HURLBUT:

Colonel Hatch wishes to know what disposition he shall make of the stock captured by his command. The colonel will arrive at this place this evening with his command.

W. SCOTT BELDEN,

Lieutenant, and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Cav. Div.

[Indorsement.]

Sent the stock on here.

S. A. BURLBUT,

Major-General.

COLLIERVILLE, October 16, 1863.

Major-General SHERMAN:

General Sweeny's command did not reach Quinn's Mill last night. I am informed by cavalry just in that they will probably not get there before to-night. Your orders to the two regiments were promptly sent forward. Will telegraph as soon as they are heard from.

Respectfully,

D. C. ANTHONY,

Colonel, Commanding.

COLLIERVILLE, October 16, 1863.

Major-General SHERMAN:

General Sweeny arrived at Quinn's Mill at 12 m. to-day. Your two regiments will push on and reach here at about 4 or 5 o'clock.

D. C. ANTHONY,

Colonel, Commanding.

MEMPHIS, October 16, 1863.

Major-General SHERMAN:

An extra is waiting at Collierville in accordance with your telegram of yesterday. The agent telegraphs me that he thinks the two regiments will not be there to-day. There is an ambulance train at Collierville asking for transportation to La Grange with 20 wounded men and 30 mules. Shall I ship them? What regiments are they that you wish sent to Corinth? Answer.

J. D. WEBSTER,

Brigadier-General.