MOSSY CREEK, TENN., January 14, 1864.
Colonel A. P. CAMPBELL,
Commanding First Brigade:
The Second Brigade will move in advance. Have your trains pulled out on the road ready to move. The entire division train will move in advance of the division. Colonels Wolford and Garrard's divisions precede us. Have your brigade in readiness to move, and await orders. You will have a strong rear guard and protect your rear with flankers. We move on the Dandridge road.
By command of Colonel E. M. McCook:
STRAWBERRY PLAINS, January 14, 1864.
Major General GORDON GRANGER,
Commanding Fourth Army Corps:
GENERAL: I have the honor to submit a copy of a telegram just received. Will you be here to-morrow? I also inform you that General Foster says the regiments of your corps at Loudon and Knoxville shall be ordered to you as soon as regiments arrive from Kentucky.
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I have decided to come up to-morrow to see you and Granger upon a certain point which is important.
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J. G. FOSTER.
O. E. BABCOCK,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
PULASKI, TENN., January 14, 1864.
Major General U. S. GRANT,
The bridges south of Duck River are mostly completed. Duck River bridge will probably be done in three weeks, and by that time all the bridges will be completed to the junction. I am pushing the work under my command as fast as possible.
G. M. DODGE,
HEADQUARTERS THIRD BRIGADE, FIRST DIVISION,
Pocahontas, Tenn., January 14, 1864.
GENERAL: A scout who left my lines has returned. He reports that General Forrest has recrossed the Tallahatchie with a large