War of the Rebellion: Serial 103 Page 0634 KY., S. W. VA., TENN., N. & C. GA., MISS., ALA., & W. FLA.

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LEXINGTON, KY., February 2, 1865.

Colonel S. B. BROWN,

Mount Sterling, Ky.:

Squads of guerrillas passed through Georgetown this evening. Intercept them if possible. It is believed they are making their way to Pound Gap. Confer with Captain Butler, now in Mount Sterling.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

THOS. A. HOWES,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, February 2, 1865.

Colonel S. B. BROWN,

Mount Sterling, Ky.:

Send mounted force through and scout the country toward Cynthiana. Rebels burned depot and freight cars at Lair Station last night. Keep different points guarded and check them from going through, as it is believed they are making their way to Pound Gap.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

THOS. A. HOWES,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

MOUNT STERLING, KY., February 2, 1865.

Captain J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have notified outposts at Flemingsburg and Poplar Plains, and they will send scout in vicinity of Cynthiana.

S. B. BROWN,

Colonel Eleventh Michigan.

LEXINGTON, KY., February 2, 1865.

Lieutenant-Colonel ROGERS,

Eminence, Ky.:

Rebels under Clarke or Sue Munday burned depot at Midway to-night. They were going in the direction of Versailles when last heard from. Will probably return through country to Bloomfield. Send Twelfth Kentucky to intercept them.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

THOS. A. HOWES,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

EMINENCE, KY., February 2, 1865.

Brigadier-General HOBSON:

The gang is not the same we were after. I have fifty men here. Major Hamilton, Twelfth Kentucky Cavalry, is here with sixty-five men. What must we do? Colonel Buckley is at Shelbyville.

JNO. G. ROGERS,

Lieutenant-Colonel.