Trade a letter on this point, that will enable us to control this better." Copies, ibid., RG 94, Generals' Papers and Books, William T. Sherman, Letters Sent; DLC-William T. Sherman. O.R., I, xvii, part 2, 187-88. On Aug. 27, Col. Josiah W. Bissell, Columbus, Ky., telegraphed to USG. "I have just arrived here for barges to load at points on the river with confiscated corn for Memphis have captured some Guerrillas & have them in irons sent out the 52d Indiana to break up band in Tipton county forming to occupy Pillow. delivered the second lot of guns & five hundred (500) tons projectiles to Genl Sherman am loading the third. full report by mail" Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received.
Corinth 11 a m. [Aug. ] 7th 
ADJT GENL OF THE ARMY.
News from the front continue to indicate movement of the rebels towards Chattanoga, my opinion is that the best troops