War of the Rebellion: Serial 058 Page 0167 Chapter XLIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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COWAN, January 21, 1864.

(Received Tullahoma, 4.15 p. m.)

Captain S. E. PITTMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Our forces never left Tracy City. We have 2 badly wounded, some slightly. I send ample re-enforcement and report of the affair.

JOSEPH M. SUDSBURG,

Colonel Third Maryland Volunteers, Commanding Post.

COWAN, January 21, 1864.

(Received Tullahoma, 4.20 p. m.)

Captain PITTMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Say to General Slocum that everything is right at Tracy City. Lieutenant-Colonel Wooster is there in command of ample forces to take care of the place. Will be up this evening.

J. F. KNIPE,

Brigadier-General, First Division, Twelfth Corps.

HDQRS. CAVALRY DIVISION, SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Memphis, Tenn., January 21, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Seventh Kansas Cavalry:

SIR: In pursuance of instructions from Major General S. A. Hurlbut, you will call upon Captain J. V. Lewis, assistant quartermaster, and arrange for a boat to carry your command up the river.

As soon as mustered you will make a written report of the facts to these headquarters and march your command on board of the boat.

By order of Brigadier General B. H. Grierson:

S. L. WOODWARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

LEBANON, KY.,

January 21, 1864.

Captain SEMPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Camp Nelson:

Rebels have been in Burkesville. Robbed all the stores.

E. H. HOBSON,

Brigadier-General.

MEMPHIS, TENN.,

January 21, 1864 - 10 p. m.

Colonel A. G. BRACKETT,

Collierville, Tenn.:

General Stevenson reports that a strong force of cavalry is moving on Corinth. You will send about 200 men of the Seventh Illinois Cavalry toward Ripley to reconnoiter and obtain information.

B. H. GRIERSON, Brigadier-General.