same day, Brayman telegraphed to Rawlins. "All possible vigilance will be used. I have only 45 mounted men, not enough for pickets, and will rely on infantry. Colonel Mizner, with the Third Michigan Cavalry, passed toward Jackson this morning. Richardson's band of guerrillas is west of here, 300 strong. I want cavalry very much; our defenses are strong, and Bolivar is safe, but I wish to clear the neighborhood." O.R., I, xvii, part 2, 521.
Holly Springs Miss Jan 2 1863.
BRIG GENL J. C. SULLIVAN
You have done a fine job 1 Retrieved all lost at Trenton and north of you I sent a fine regiment of Cavaly to you they left here on the 31st. 2 Clear out west Tennassee of all roving Cavalry if it is necessary mount as much infantry as you think necessary. what do you estimate the loss on each side ? Dodge is now out after Forestt band 3
U S GRANT Maj Genl.
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 18, 30; DNA, RG 94, War Records Office, Union Battle Reports; ibid., RG 393, Dept. of the Tenn., Letters Sent. O.R., I, xvii, part 1, 553. On Jan. 2, 1863, Brig. Gen. Jeremiah C. Sullivan, Jackson, telegraphed to USG three times, first at 3:00 P. M., last at 11:00 P. M. "Just arrived here from Lexington. Left Col. Lawler with 3,000 men old troops and eight pieces of artil