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run across the valley from the spur of the hill near the present water line of the river.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. P. OLDERSHAW,

[30.] Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, September 30, 1863.

Major-General CIRTTENDEN,

Commanding Twenty-first Army Corps:

GENERAL: The majro-general commanding directs that your order the Twenty-first Kentucky Volunteers to march at once to Sequatchie Valley for duty in protecting and managing trains. The commanding officer will report in person at these headquarters immediately for instructions.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. McMICHAEL,

[30.] Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHATTANOOGA, September 30, 1863.

General MORGAN:

Send two regiments from Bridgeport and one from Battle Creek, with section of artillery and two companies of Tenth Ohio Cavalry, to Jasper to support Colonel Ed. McCook's cavalry en route to Therman and vicinity to protect our tranis, now threatened by Wheeler's cavalry, which has crossed near Washington. The troops must move in light marching order and carry three day's rations.

By order of Major-General Granger:

T. G. BEAHAM,

[30.] Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

TULLAHOMA, September 30, 1863.

General MORGAN:

Roddey with 4,000 men is reported by scouts to have been at New Market yesterday at 2 p. m.

CUBORN,

[30.] Colonel.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

Near Smith's Cross-Roads, October 1, 1863-7 a. m.

Major WILLIAM H. SINCLAIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

MAJOR: Your dispatch of 8.45 p. m. yesterday is his moment received. I regret that I did not have the infantry you speak of to assist me yesterday, as I could have prevented them from crossing below me, although I could not have prevented them from crossing, above, as there are good fords all the way to Kingston. I learned from