War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0412 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. U. S. VOLUNTEER FORCES,

Sunman, July 15, 1863.

All persons having impressed horses, wagons, and other property are hereby ordered to deliver them to Colonel James H. Cravens. Colonel Cravens will return along the route which the army came for the purpose of delivering all such property to the proper owners, and taking up the certificates issued therefor.

By order of:

LEW. WALLACE,

Major-General.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 1863.

General WALLACE:

General Burnside informed me that the emergency is passed. You will please order your command here as soon as possible, that they may be discharged and return to their homes without any unnecessary delay. Confer with superintendent of railroad about transportation.

O. P. MORTON.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 1863.

General WALLACE,

Sunman:

Has Burnside telegraphed you to return? If not, commence sending the troops back here without waiting further.

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

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SUNMAN STATION, July 15, 1863.

General WILLCOX:

Your dispatch received. There is not a car or locomotive here. I must have transportation to-morrow morning, as I have promised these men they shall return then.

LEW. WALLACE,

Major-General.

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SUNMAN STATION, July 15, 1863.

General WILLCOX:

Your dispatch received. There is not a car or locomotive here. I must have transportation to-morrow morning, as I have promised these men they shall return then.

LEW. WALLACE,

Major-General.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 1863.

General WALLACE:

I am informed that there are forty-five cars waiting for you. There were ninety, and I am informed that forty-five only have been sent to Cincinnati for Hascall's command.

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 1863.

General WALLACE,

Sunman Station:

Do not send any more troops back, as General Burnside says he will send the troops under you back to-morrow, but relieve General Love. Let him come on in person.

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

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