LOUDON, January 29, 1864.
I am too unwell to visit Maryville in person, but will send my inspector-general to investigate the condition of the loyal people, and give all necessary orders to prevent starvation and prevent their being robbed.
CAMP BURNSIDE, January 29, 1864.
Scouts have just returned. Killed 1 guerrilla at Greenbrier. Think the company of Eleventh Kentucky ought to be kept here. Telegraph me if you wish them relieved. All quiet here and in vicinity.
LENOIR'S, January 29, 1864.
I have boats for crossing horses.
W. B. HAZEN,
CINCINNATI, OHIO, January 29, 1864.
A gentleman just from Knoxville says on 21st our forces had fallen back to Knoxville. Heavy skirmishing 5 miles northeast of Knoxville; citizens stampeding. Battle imminent.
Have you anything new?
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Chattanooga, Tenn., January 29, 1864.
Major General JOHN A. LOGAN,
If you are ready, make a move Manday morning and look out for the enemy's cavalry, which is reported here as being in the vicinity of Rome in heavy force, preparing for a raid into your region of the country. We ran the rebels out of Tunnel Hill yesterday. Stanley is moving up to-day, and I hope to be ready to stir them up again.
GEO. H. THOMAS,
PULASKI, TENN., January 29, 1864.
Lieutenant Colonel T. S. BOWERS,
The rebel conscription is driving to our lines a large number of Union men, who furnish substitutes, and men who have always stood