War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0413 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 1863.

General WALLACE:

Let U. S. troops be sent last. The militia will stop here, be marched to arsenal, deposit their arms, and be marched back to cars for their homes. Let militia start at earliest moment, and telegraph me the locality of troops as each train leaves. Let Colonel Williams' regiment go to Lawrenceburg.

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 1863.

General WALLACE,

Sunman Station:

The men from Rising Sun can be sent to Lawrenceburg when your command returns. I would be much obliged to you to remain there yourself till Burnside orders back the command.

O. B. WILLCOX.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 1863.

General WALLACE:

Please proceed at once on return to Indianapolis. Have you transportation enough?

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

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LAWRENCEBURG, July 15, 1863-12.10 a. m.

General LEW. WALLACE:

I think the information received from Harrison was a mistake. The rebels have not yet returned to Harrison.

JAS. GAVIN,

Colonel, Commanding Post.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 191.

Vicksburg, Miss., July 15, 1863.

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4. Brigadier General J. G. Lauman, U. S. Volunteers, will proceed to the State of Iowa and there await orders. He will take with him his personal staff.

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By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

John A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, TWENTIETH CORPS,

Cowan, Tenn., July 16, 1863.

Lieutenant Colonel G. P. THRUSTON,

Asst. Adjt. General and Chief of Staff, Twentieth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that I have just returned from Anderson Station. I met Colonel Ray's cavalry there. They had come