O. R., I, xvi, part 2, 333. The dispatch was repeated by USG for Brig. Gen. William S. Rosecrans. Copy, DNA, RG 393, Army of the Miss., Telegrams Received. On Aug. 14, 1862, Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck telegraphed to USG. "Genl Buell has made requisition for your two divisions near Decatur. Replace them by two others." ALS (telegram sent), ibid., RG 107, Telegrams Collected (Bound); telegram received, ibid., RG 393, Dept. of the Tenn., Telegrams Received; copies, ibid., USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 88. O. R., I, xvi, part 2, 333.
Corinth Aug 14th 1862
a man sent by me to Tupello confirm statement before received was with Price sometime. Heard him read a dispatch to Baxter 1 the Guerrilla that Jackson had attacked Pope, and driven him back taking several hundred prisoners, including twenty six officers one of them a Brig General. 2 Says most of the force has moved to Gun Town, 15000 reenforcements were to arrive at Tupello yesterday from Georgia, thinks from Rome Price spoke confidently of taking this place. Brough with him Mobile papers of the Seventh (7) Eighth (8) & Ninth (9) confirm the loss of the Arkansas 3
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