force when the reenforcements ordered reach Nashville. * * * *
From General Corse, at Rome, I l
On the 16th I telegraphed General Thomas at Nashville:
Send me Morgan's and Newton's old divisiing the excellent forts that already covered Nashville.
At Chattanooga he had General Steedman's ders Military division of the Mississippi, Nashville, Tenn., January 15, 1864. Major-General Hallecks needed to guard the roads and bridges from Nashville south, both by way of Decatur and of Stevensent a letter to General Banks before leaving Nashville, directing him to finish his present expedierman a copy of the letter to Halleck, dated Nashville, January 15th, General Grant, a few days afters Military division of the Mississippi, Nashville, Tenn., April 5, 1864. Colonel C. B. Comstock, ers Military division of the Mississippi, Nashville, Tenn., April 10, 1864. Lieutenant-General U. Smine which course Hood would take—advance on Nashville, or turn toward Huntsville.
Under the circu