Telegram, copy, DNA, RG 393, Army of the Miss., Telegrams Received.
Corinth, August 15, 1862.
I have ordered the divisions of Paine and Davis to Decatur subject to your order and two more divisions to hold the road to that point. I have directed the engineer officer to locate and plan fortifications and block-houses for the defense of the road. Another will expedite the forwarding of troops all he can. I will inform you of progress made in forwarding these troops from day to day.
O. R., I, xvi, part 2, 337. On Aug. 14, 1862, Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell telegraphed to USG. "Please let me know exactly what force you place at my disposal, & where it is to cross the river. I dont understand from your dispatch of