ls and the balance of the old stock of goods.
The first night was spent at Ratcliffe's, and the next day both went to Murfreesboro in a buggy.
Ratcliffe had business to transact with the provost-marshal, and a number of the generals and inferior offe's, where he remained all night-thence the next morning travelled, by way of Hart's crossroads and Caney Springs, to Murfreesboro, reaching that place on the Saturday evening closing the week of battles at Stone river.
Riding about the town, he obcrans; but he had been so long in making his way back that the general did not receive it until he had himself entered Murfreesboro.
Late the next night he started again, with a single pistol, and a small stock of needles, pins, and thread.
On Mo, however, and the fleet was saved — which was the main object of the expedition.
General Rosecrans had now been in Murfreesboro several days, and Colonel Truesdail immediately on his arrival sent the scout to that place.
Here he made a full repo