PARIS, KY., October 19, 1862.
Brigadier General G. C. SMITH:
A gentleman from Lexington reports that Burbrudge gas gad a fuggt wutg Nirgab abd defeated him. The fight took place between Versailles and Fankfort. Morgan said to be retreating toward Sharpsburg or to re- enforce Marshall at Mount Sterling or Sharpsburg. I have scouts on all the raoads east of this place. Will keep you advised of any advance of the rebels.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 74.
Cincinnati, Ohio, October 20, 1862.
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2. Brigadier General H. M. Judah, U. S. Volunteers, now in Cincinnati, Ohio, will report for duty without delay to Major General G. Granger, U. S. Volunteers, commanding Army of Kentucky, at Covington, Ky.
By order of Major-General Wright:
N. H. McLEAN,
Assistatn Adjutant-Geenal and Chief of Staff.
JACKSON, TENN., October 21, 1862.
(Received 7.10 p. m.)
Major General Henry W. HALLECK,
Geneal-in- CHief U. S . Army:
GENEAL: I respectfully recommend promotion for the following officers for mertitorious services and qualifications fortheir advncemetn; Brigadier General C. S. Hamilton; Colonel C. C. Marsh, Twentieth Illinois; Colonel M. M. Crocker, Thirteenth Iowa; Colonel J. A. Mower, Eleventh Missoueil; Colonel M. D. Leggett, Seventy- eight Ohio; Colonel JHohn D. Steveson, Sevnth Missouri, and Colonel John E. Smith, Forty- fifth Illinois.
U. S. GRANT,
GALLIPOLIS, October 22, 1862.
N. H. McLEAN,
The dispatch of the geenral commanding recieved. The following is the copy of a dispatch received to- day from Colonel Lightburn:
HEADQUARTERS DIVISION OF THE KANAWHA,
Bufflao, October 22.
Major G. M. BASCOM,
Assistnt Adjutant- General:
A Mr. Hrvey just in from Dublin Depot. who reports the reble force returning, Jenkins already at Charleston and below. The infantry was expected last night at Charleston. This I have no doubt is reliable. He also says that it is reported that Loring himself is ordered to Richmond to be court- martialed for not capturing my command. Floyd is coming in from Logan. Harvey saw his artillery at Dublin Depot on its way to him.*
J. A . J. LIGHTBURN,
*For reply, see Bascom to Lighburn, VOL. XIX, Part II, p. 469.