War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0530 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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direction of Bull's Gap, in what force he does not know. Direct Colonel Garrard to be on the alert and to reconnoiter as far to his right as practicable.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General, Commanding.

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HDQRS. FIRST Brigadier, FIRST DIV., NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Morristown, Tenn., March 14, 1864.

Captain R. A. HUTCHINS,

Asst. Adjt. General, Hdqrs. First Division, Ninth Army Corps:

CAPTAIN; I herewith send you nine prisoners captured by Colonel Klein's cavalry this morning. The enemy under command of Major Day, Twelfth Tennessee Cavalry, charged on what they supposed to be our picket-line. Colonel Klein drove them back about two miles till they came upon their line of battle, killing 1, wounding 2, and taking these men prisoners. The colonel lost no horses or men in the attack.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

D. MORRISON.

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

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HEADQUARTERS THIRD INDIANA CAVALRY,

Springvale, March 14, 1864.

ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERAL,

Headquarters Ninth Army Corps:

SIR: The enemy in considerable force charged through our pickets on my camp. I drove them back over two miles in confusion. We killed 1, wounded 2, and captured 9, which I send you per guard delivering this. I lost on men or horses.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBERT KLEIN,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 74.

Chattanooga, Tenn., March 14, 1864

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V. Colonel John J. Funkhouser, Ninety-eighth Illinois Mounted Infantry, will report without delay at Nashville, Tenn., and assume command of the cavalry camp at that place.

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By command of Major-General Thomas:

WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH CORPS,

March 14, 1864.

Brigadier-General TYNDALE:

Inform your patrols and reconnaissance that the rebel cavalry has shown itself on Sand Mountain to-day in small squads for the purpose of capturing some of the First Alabama Cavalry.

O. O. HOWARD,

Major-General.

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