War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0026 KY.,SW.VA.,Tennessee,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA. Chapter XLIII.

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CHATTANOOGA, November 3, 1863.

Maj. Gen. JAMES B. McPHERSON, Vicksburg, Miss.:

Send without delay, via the Tennessee River to Danville, Tennessee, all the locomotives at Vicksburg with the exception of two and all the cars with the exception of ten. Let the locomotives and cars be the best you have. They are required for immediate use.

U. S. GRANT,

Major-General.

CHATTANOOGA, November 3, 1863.

J. B. ANDERSON, Nashville:

Complaints are made of stores not being [sent] fast enough over Louisville and Nashville Railroad. If stores do not come up the Cumberland in steamers, the Louisville road must send at least forty car-loads of provisions daily besides quartermaster's stores.

U. S. GRANT.

CINCINNATI, November 3, 1863.

General GRANT:

Colonel Haines telegraphs he can send stores if the Cumberland gets high enough, and that he will let me know as soon as boats can get through from Cairo. I use his own words.

C. L. KILBURN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Commissary of Subsistence.

CINCINNATI, November 3, 1863.

General GRANT:

A small rise in river here. Will take advantage to load small boats from here. Will notify Symonds to be ready. Will also notify Colonel Haines. Will use every exertion to send you stores by water.

C. L. KILBURN.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIV., TWELFTH ARMY CORPS, Tullahoma, Tennessee, November 3, 1863.

Colonel H. C. RODGERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Twelfth Corps:

COLONEL: I inclose herewith a rough sketch* intended to show the defensive works, garrisons, distances, &c., of the several posts on the line of railroad from Tullahoma to Bridgeport. I have directed sketches of roads leading to posts and cross-roads to be made out and forwarded. I shall myself go over the road at once, and direct such additional defenses at the bridges, culverts, and

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*Not found.

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