War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0445 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE OHIO, Numbers 21.

September 14, 1863.

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8. Colonel S. K. N. Patton, of Jonesborough, East Tenn., is hereby authorized to raise one regiment of cavalry to serve for three years or during the war in Washington and adjacent counties in Tennessee, to be organized according to General Orders, Numbers 110, current series, from the War Department. As soon as the companies of this regiment shall be formed they will be armed and mounted immediately, and when the regimental organization is complete they will be mustered into the service of the United States from the date of their term of service. To those who provide their own horses the quartermaster will pay the Government valuation.

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By command of Major-General Burnside:

R. H. I. GODDARD,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp, Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Stevens' Gap, September 14, 1863.

Colonel SIMMONS,

Chief Commissary, Chattanooga:

The general commanding directs that rations enough be kept at Bridgeport at all times to supply the trains from that point.

FRANK S. BOND,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Stevens' Gap, September 14, 1863.

Colonel SIMMONS,

Chief Commissary, Chattanooga:

The general commanding directs that rations enough be kept at Bridgeport at all times to supply the trains from that point.

FRANK S. BOND,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 362.

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 16, 1863.

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6. The commanding officer of the One hundred and fifteenth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry will at once proceed with his command to Nicholasville, Ky., and report to Major-General Parke, commanding Ninth Army Corps, for duty. * * *

By order of Major-General Burnside:

W. P. ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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ROSSVILLE, GA., September 16, 1863.

(Via Chattanooga.)

General MORGAN:

You will immediately remove the pontoon bridge at Caperton's Ferry to the mouth of Battle Creek and put it across the Tennessee River at the best point you can find in the vicinity. The boats will be rowed or poled up the river and the flooring and other material will be taken up in wagons. The engineers have been ordered to give the necessary instructions to the pontoon trains.

GRANGER,

Major-General.

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ROSSVILLE, GA., September 16, 1863.

(Via Chattanooga.)

General MORGAN:

You will immediately complete the bridge-head defenses at Bridgeport and send an additional regiment from Stevenson to guard the bridges