War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0498 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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PANOLA, August 14, 1863.

General CHALMERS:

Scout Givens reports from Byhalia, August 13, 4 o'clock p.m., enemy passed 600 strong, four pieces of artillery, eight ambulances, six wagons, with eight days' rations, a number of spades, shovels, picks, and axes, and one pontoon bridge. They took the road to Wyatt and Cox's Cross-Roads. Three car-loads of troops passed up night of 12th. Scout has information that a force left La Grange yesterday morning, which confirms dispatch just sent you. The forces are from Germantown, Collierville, and La Fayette.

THOS. HENDERSON,

Captain,&c.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE,

No. 4.

Chattanooga, Tenn., August 14, 1863.

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II. Captain A. G. Mills, Company C, Ninth Mississippi Regiment, is relieved from duty in this department, and will report to Brigadier-General Chalmers in Mississippi.

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By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JACKSON, August 15, 1863.

Captain W. A. GOODMAN:

Look out for enemy. Four regiments of cavalry reported moving toward Lexington and Grenada. I am sending a force in rear of them.

W. H. JACKSON,

Brigadier-General.

GRENADA, MISS., August 15, 1863.

ColonelW. F. SLEMONS,

Panola:

Train will go up at 5 p.m. Enemy moving in force from Yazoo City.

W. A. GOODMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GRENADA, MISS., August 15, 1863.

Brig. General W. H. JACKSON,

Jackson:

Enemy are advancing upon us in force from north. Must leave those from Yazoo City to you.

W. A. GOODMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.