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BOSTON, September 14, 1861.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

One regiment will leave New Haven on Tuesday and one on Wednesday for Hempstead, Long Island, by order of General Sherman. Reply at this place until Sunday evening.

WM. A. BUCKINGHAM,

Governor.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

September 14, 1861.

Governor BUCKINGHAM, Boston:

Send all your regiments to Washington. Sherman will be here. Start your men immediately.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, September 14, 1861.

Governor MORTON,

Indianapolis, Ind.:

Send one of the regiments you start this morning direct to Washington without delay. Answer immediately.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

Washington, September 14, 1861.

Governor MORTON,

Indianapolis:

Governor Peirpoint has asked you to send three regiments to succor Reynolds at Eldwater Camp, W. Va. Please send them.

WINFIELD SCOTT.

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

Washington, September 14, 1861.

Governor MORTON,

Indianapolis, Ind.:

Of the three regiments mentioned in a previous dispatch, please direct one to proceed without delay to Washington, the other two to Western Virginia.

WINFIELD SCOTT.

INDIANAPOLIS, IND., September 14, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Two regiments have started to the chief of Reynolds; another starts to Washington to-night. We are left without a gun in the armory, while several regiments are about ready and our border in a state of alarm. Will you not answer in regard to arms, and let us know what we may expect?

O. P. MORTON,

Governor of Indiana.