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rebels have a large force at Corinth, and many at other points on the road towards Decatur. On the 26th, he informed Halleck: My scouts are just in with a letter from General Buell. The three divisions coming this way are yet on east side of Duck river, detained bridge-building. On the 27th: I have no news yet of any portion of General Buell's command being this side of Columbia. On the 31st: Two soldiers from the head of McCook's command (of Buell's army), came in this evening. Some of this command crossed Duck river on the 29th, and established guards eight miles out that night. On the same day (the 31st), he sent word to McCook: I have been looking for your column anxiously for several days. On the 3d of April, he was finally able to inform Halleck that a dispatch from the telegraphic operator is just in. He states that General Nelson (commanding Buell's foremost division), is in sight. The advance will arrive probably on Saturday (April 5th). The distance Buell had to mar