War of the Rebellion: Serial 058 Page 0247 Chapter XLIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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pedition. However, should the general commanding the department be satisfied that the expedition ought to be made I will then immediately go to work to execute any order to that effect as best as possible.

General. I would like to be informed who is in command of the forces in Southern Kentucky, what mounted forces are there, and, if any, whether they could be placed at my disposal in case the expedition is to be made.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. T. GARRARD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding District of the Clinch.

HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH CORPS, Lookout Valley, Tenn., January 28, 1864.

Major-General SCHURZ,

Commanding Eleventh Corps:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding desires that you instruct the Second Brigade of your First Division themselves with transportation in order that they may be in readiness to move to the front at short notice.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. W. PERKINS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH CORPS, Lookout Valley, Tenn., January 28, 1864.

Major-General SCHURZ,

Commanding Eleventh Corps:

GENERAL: The major-genera commanding directs that you encamp one of your regiments so as to cover the siding now being built at the railroad station near this point.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. W. PERKINS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAINT LOUIS, January 28, 1864.

Major-General THOMAS:

General Halleck telegraphs that one brigade left Ewell's corps on the 17th and one on the 20th, to re-enforce Longstreet or Joe Johnston. If the former, the moves indicated before I left should commence as soon as possible.

Telegraph any information you have and what you are doing.

GRANT.

CHATTANOOGA, TENN., January 28, 1864-3 p. m.

(Received 11.30 p. m.)

Major VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

In answer to your telegram to General Thomas, of 26th, there are 20,000 veterans re-enlisted in this department; four divisions that