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not state. My rations expire to-morrow night. If you have no additional orders for me, please order my regimental commissary subsistence and regimental quartermaster to forward rations and forage per railroad.

I am, sir, your obedient servant,

G. M. L. JOHNSON,

Colonel Thirteenth Indiana Cavalry.

P. S.-One squadron of Ninth Indiana Cavalry, General Hammond's brigade, has just arrived at this point. They report to me that they were cut off from their command at Wilson's pike to-day. They intend going to Nashville in the morning. If any orders for me, send per bearer.

G. M. L. JOHNSON,

Colonel Thirteenth Indiana Cavalry.


HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIS. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
Nashville, Tenn., December 1, 1864.

Colonel G. G. MINER,

Commanding Camp Webster:

COLONEL: The batteries will not move out in the morning to report to General Wilson; the order is countermanded. Let the battery commanders be ready to report to General Wilson to-morrow morning very early. He will be on the Lebanon pike between the city and your headquarters.

By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.


HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIS. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
Nashville, Tenn., December 1, 1864.

Major P. CARLAND,

Ninth Indiana Cavalry:

You will take command of the detachments acting as escort to the cavalry trains coming from the front; collect all the stragglers from the cavalry, and as soon as a considerable party is collected take measures to send them back to their commands. Communicate with these headquarters to know where such stragglers are to be sent. Send parties out on the Franklin pike and the different roads upon which the stragglers might be expected.

By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MURFREESBOROUGH, December 1, 1864.

Major-General THOMAS:

I am sending out a small construction train, and also telegraph repairers, to see what detains General Steedman, and to aid in repairing the road, if it may be broken. I have two trains here, and if the


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