War of the Rebellion: Serial 103 Page 0626 KY., S. W. VA., TENN., N. & C. GA., MISS., ALA., & W. FLA.

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LEXINGTON, February 1, 1865 - 3 p. m.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Bardstown, Ky.:

What do you know about force of guerrillas beyond Elizabethtown? Have they crossed Louisville and Nashville Railroad? Answer immediately.

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, February 1, 1865.

Major BARNES,

Commanding Detach. Twelfth Kentucky Cavalry, Elizabethtown, Ky.:

What do you learn of force of rebels said to be near Elizabethtown? Are they the same that crossed Louisville and Nashville Railroad?

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, KY., February 1, 1865.

General D. W. LINDSEY,

Frankfort, Ky.:

Order Captain Cockrill with any State troops you may have in pursuit of guerrillas through Henry County. Colonel Buckley was pursuing them to-day. This order is made on suggestion of Supt. Samuel Gill.

E. H. HOBSON,

Brigadier-General.

LEXINGTON, February 1, 1865.

Colonel SAMUEL GILL,

Frankfort, Ky.:

Have directed Captain Cockrill to act in concert with General Lindsey's State troops and move in pursuit of guerrillas to-day. Drive them into Henry County.

E. H. HOBSON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

LEXINGTON, February 1, 1865 - 3 p. m.

Colonel P. T. SWAINE,

Covington, Ky.:

Quantrill is passing from Louisville and Frankfort Railroad and will probably go into Owen County, also Sue Munday. How many of Fifty-fifth Kentucky can be sent mounted through Grant to Owen?

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, D. C., February 1, 1865 - 1 p. m.

Major-General CANBY,

New Orleans:

On account of the freezing of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers watere transports are scarce and the animals and wagons of Smith's command