War of the Rebellion: Serial 079 Page 0403 Chapter LI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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fantry, and cavalry, 1,745. At Huntsville - six companies Thirteenth Indiana Cavalry; Battery D, First Missouri Light Artillery; Companies C and D, Twelfth Indiana Cavalry; total, 475. On railroad from Huntsville to Stevenson - Thirteenth Wisconsin Infantry, 320; Eleventh Indiana (four companies), 255 men, and Company H, Twelfth Indiana Cavalry, 32. On Tennessee River, at Whitesburg - detachment Thirteenth Wisconsin, 36. At Claysville - two companies Thirteenth Wisconsin Battalion, 21 for duty; 180 Thirteenth Wisconsin, time expires November 13. At Athens and in block-houses at Huntsville - Seventy-THIRD Indiana Infantry; one company of same regiment at Triana; total, 360. At Pulaski - four companies Tenth Indiana Cavalry; detachments One hundred and sixth, One hundred and tenth, and One hundred and eleventh U. S. Colored Infantry, three companies. At Columbia and from Grace's Trestle to Thompson's Station - detachment First Brigade, second Cavalry DIVISION, 997; detachment Second Brigade, Second Cavalry DIVISION, 558; detachment THIRD Brigade, Second Cavalry DIVISION, 682; 2,237. Above numbers give effective force. If a more detailed report is required it can be forwarded immediately.

R. S. GRANGER,

Brigadier-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., October 22, 1864.

Brigadier General R. S. GRANGER,

Decatur:

It is reported that Forrest, Lee, and others, with a heavy force, is moving from Corinth toward Tuscumbia, probably to operate against General Sherman. Send out sufficient scouts to discover what they can of the movements of the enemy.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.

HUNTSVILLE, October 22, 1864.

Major B. H. POLK:

Scouts just in from Waynesborough; no indications of Forrest in that vicinity. Report says he had gone to Memphis.

R. S. GRANGER,

Brigadier-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., October 22, 1864.

Brigadier General John. T. CROXTON:

(To be forwarded via Pulaski.)

It is reported that Forrest, Lee, and others are moving, with a heavy force, from Corinth toward Tuscumbia, probably intending to operate against General Sherman. Send out efficient and reliable scouts across the river to ascertain whether the enemy are at eastport yet, and if any force. Report daily all reliable information you may obtain.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.