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WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, October 5, 1861.

Governor MORGAN,

Albany:

Yes, sir. Let Swain get his regiment ready in addition to others ordered.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, October 5, 1861.

Governor E. D. MORGAN,

Albany, N. Y.:

Please order Colonel Bailey, at Elmira, to come here direct with his eight companies and batteries of artillery to report for duty to General McClellan.

S. CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, October 5, 1861.

Governor DENNISON,

Columbus, Ohio:

Have you two regiments uniformed, armed, and equipped that can be sent direct to Rosecrans? Get them ready and answer immediately.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

COLUMBUS, OHIO, October 5, 1861.

Honorable S. CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Will send two regiments to General Rosecrans in two or three days. Have sent ten regiments to Kentucky, besides some cavalry and artillery.

W. DENNINSON,

Governor.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, October 5, 1861.

Governor CURTIN,

Harrisburg:

Can you have the regiment at Kittanning, the regiment at Uniontown, and one other west of the mountain ready for service within three days? Failing in this, have you three regiments, anywhere in Pennsylvania that can be uniformed, armed, and equipped ready for marching orders? Answer immediately.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

HARRISBURG, PA., October 5, 1861.

Honorable S. CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Can furnish you three regiments in three days, with some assistance from you in arms, clothing, and tents. Will give you particulars as soon as possible.

A. G. CURTIN,

Governor of Pennsylvania.