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s qualifications. This much I have deemed it proper to say as a matter of justice to them. Very respectfully, Isham G. Harris. headquarters Department of East Tennessee, Knoxville, April 19, 1862. Maj. W. L. Eakin, Commanding, &c., Morristown, Tenn.: Major: The major-general commanding directs me to inform you, in response to your communication of 18th instant, that you will arrest all Union leaders who circulate exaggerated reports of the military draft, and thereby induce ignoranty rail to-day to Chattanooga. Barton's takes post at the terminus of the Kentucky road, 10 miles south of Clinton. My whole force, excepting the garrison at Cumberland Gap, can now be concentrated by rail at any point between Chattanooga and Morristown. Orders have been given for securing all the boats on the Tennessee. Holding the line of the railroad, I am prepared to do all that my little command admits of to meet the enemy as soon as his plans are developed. I have removed most of the
the rain does not continue. The late flood carried away the bridges over the little currents; they are rebuilt. Rained all last night. I appreciate the importance of getting into East Tennessee and will soon do so. I sent a letter to Kirby Smith, signed by Carter, in order to ascertain his locality, but in reply he simply dated his letter Department of East Tennessee, April 19. I believe that he is at Corinth. It is represented that the enemy has four regiments at Knoxville, two at Morristown, one at Clinton, and a force at Kingston, as well as small parties along the railroad. Morgan, Brigadier-General. headquarters, May 4, 1862. Major-General Halleck: We have now reached that proximity to the enemy that our movements should be conducted with the greatest caution and combined method. I shall therefore make no further advance until I receive your orders. The roads through the country are somewhat numerous, but narrow and in many places bad, and the ground is densely wood