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HDQRS. FIRST DIV., MILITARY DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY, Lexington, February 8, 1865.

Colonel S. B. BROWN,

Eleventh Michingan Cavalry, Mount Starling, Ky.:

The general directs that you station for garrison and scouting duty one company of your regiment at the following places: Stanton, Powell County, Ky.; Owingsville, Bath County, Ky.; Jeffersonville, Montgomery County, Ky.; Flat Rock, Bourbon County, Ky.; Hazel Green, Wolfe County, Ky.; Poplar Plains, Fleming County, Ky.; Iron-Works Oil Spring, Clark County, Ky. This disposition will be made at once,a nd the fact of their arrival at the places designated above reported to these headquarters. The troops will not live on the country for rations, but will draw them from the nearest depot. The remaining three companies of Eleventh Michigan Cavalry will be required to camp outside of the town of Mount Sterling.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, KY., February 8, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER, Crab Orchard, Ky.:

Look out for rebels coming from toward Lebanon, Ky. Send out scout. By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, KY., February 8, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER, Crab Orchard:

Guerrillas left New Market and are going toward Bradfordsville. Troops are pursuing them. Send out force and meet them. They may go in direction of Somerset from that place. it would be well to send in that direction, also in direction of Hustonville.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, February 8, 1865-9 p. m.

COMMANDING OFFICER, Crab Orchard, Ky.:

Hard fight at Bradfordsville with rebels. They are coming toward Hustonville. Captain Bridgewater and company from Danville after them. Keep ready and help if possible.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, KY., February 8, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER, Dandville, Ky.:

Look out for rebels who burned train at New Market to-day. Do your best to catch them.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.