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LEXINGTON, KY., February 8, 1865.

Major MAHONEY,

Lebanon, Ky.:

The general wants you to keep after rebels. Bridgewater and one company from Danville are moving to help you. Don't let them get off.

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEBANON, KY., February 8, 1865.

Brigadier-General HOBSON:

Guerrillas returned toward Bradfordsville. Our men at New Market have thirty-five men in pursuit.

MANONEY,

Major.

LEXINGTON, KY., February 8, 1865.

Major MAHONEY,

Lebanon, Ky.:

Inform Campbellsville and Greensburg and co-operate together and hunt them out. You can use Raywick company if you think proper.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

{FEBRUARY 8, 1865-For Mahoney to Hobson, reporting action with guerrillas at Bradfordsville, see p. 36.]

LEXINGTON, KY., February 8, 1865.

Colonel F. N. ALEXANDER,

Campbellsville, Ky.:

The general wants every effort made to catch rebels who burned train at New Market to-day.

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, KY., February 8, 1865.

Colonel F. N. ALEXANDER,

Campbellsville, Ky.:

Major Mahoney reports fifty rebels passed Saint Mary's toward Campbellsville, Ky. Inform Greensburg and hunt for them.

By order of Brigadier-General Hobson:

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEXINGTON, February 8, 1865.

OPERATOR,

Somerset, Ky.:

Look out for a band of guerrillas coming from Bradfordsville. There are forty. If they come near, citizens will have to arm themselves.

J. S. BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.