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Lick Creek in some force. Longstreet has certainly sent a division of cavalry to Georgia and some infantry to Virginia; how much I do not positively know. I do not believe his force is much, if at all, superior to mine. I except to know soon.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO,

Morristown, March 12, 1864.

Major-General PARKE,

Commanding Ninth Army Corps:

SIR: The commanding general directs that if possible forage, &c., be sent from your command here to General Willcox for Klein's cavalry, and that they be order to remain where they are to-night watching the Dandridge road. Also that the information contained in General Willcox's dispatch be given is substance to General Ferrero, that he man not expect Klein by the Chucky Bend road to-night.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. D. COX,

Brigadier-General, Acting Chief of Staff.

PULASKI, March 12, 1864.

Colonel M. M. BANE,

Lynnville:

The general directs that you halt your brigade at Athens for further instructions.

J. W. BARNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Vicksburg, Miss., March 12, 1864.

Major H. E.. EASTMAN,

Commanding Second Wisconsin Cavalry, Red Bone Church:

MAJOR: Information which I deem reliable places Wirt Adams' brigade of rebel cavalry in the vicinity of Cayuga. be on the alert and watch well the fords and ferries across big Black with your beat.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. B. McPHERSON,

Major-General.

MEMPHIS, March 12, 1864.

General HURLBUT:

Push the Twelfth Iowa along as fast as possible. I must have two division of veterans back from furlough by April 15. My orders from Grant are imperative; not an hour's delay should be made. This applies to all regiment going home. Let Colonel