The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 23, In Two Parts. Part 2, Correspondence, etc. Page: 459
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CHAr. XXXV.] CORRESPONDENCE, ETC---UNION. 459
Hold your division in readiness to march at a momer t's notice, either
to join your corps, now en route to Manchester, or to support General
Granger, as the case may require. Establish a courier office at the
court-house at Murfreesborough, and send all dispatches for headquar-
ters there, to be forwarded. Make frequent reports of any intelligence
you may obtain.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
J. A. GARFIELD,
Brigadier-General and Ohief of Staf.
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND,
Big Spring Branch, Tenn., June 25, 1863-12.40 p. m.
(Received 8 p. m.)
You have done a fine thing in East Tennessee.* I send the following
dispatch, just received:
Colonel TRUESDAIL, Chief of Army Police:
I have information from a scout sent out by General Thomas two months since that
on the 13th instant there were 4,000 rebel troops at Knoxville, under Buckner; 2,000
at Loudon, under a colonel, the place fortified; 3,000 at Kingston, mostly Pegram's
forces just arrived from Monticello, Kingston being strongly fortified. Siege guns,
four in number, removed from Cumberland Gap to Kingston, and 1,500 troops in
Greenville. Trains taking large quantities of ammunition to Chattanooga from
Knoxville. They expect to fight at Tullahoma. Provisions scarce.
H. W. FYFFE.
W. S. ROSECRANS,
CINCINNATI, June 25, 1863.
General CARTER, Somerset, Ky. :
I congratulate you, together with Colonel Sanders, upon the success
of his expedition into East Tennessee. Please send me the names and
numbers of the regiments comprising the force engaged in the expedi-
A. E. BURNSIDE,
Christiana, Tenn., June 25--9 p. m.
(Received department headquarters, June 26-1 p. m.)
Statement of John Dozier, a citizen living 1 mile north of Guy's
Eighth Confederate Cavalry left for Chapel Hill Tuesday morning; probably [J.
H.] Wiggins' battery also; three or four pieces of artillery at Guy's Gap day before
yesterday (three opened upon Colonel Patrick this evening); three or four regiments
of infantry at Guy's Gap; Stewart's brigade of infantry at Webb's house (called also
Huston's Spring), 7 miles north of Shelbyville; Eighth Texas left this morning for
Manchester, to the right of little place called Liberty. Wharton's headquarters on
Tuesday were at Frazier's house.
Crews' command at Middleton yesterday. The enemy lost at least
10 killed and 20 wounded yesterday, at Middleton. They lost many
* Reference is to Sandsrs' report, June 23, of raid in East Tennessee, telegraphed by
Burnside to Rosecrans June 24. See Part I, p. 384.
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United States. War Department. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 23, In Two Parts. Part 2, Correspondence, etc., book, 1889; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154591/m1/459/?q=Wiggins: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.