The enemy's cavalry has crossed in force on the Lewisburg pike, and General Wilson reports the infantry crossing above Huey's Mill, about five miles from this place. I have sent an infantry reconnoissance to learn the facts. If it proves true, I will act according to your instructions received this morning. Please send orders to General Cooper,1 via Johnsonville. It may be doubtful whether my messenger from here will reach him.The appendix to General Thomas's report says that I sent this despatch at ‘8:30 A. M.’ The appendix to my report says ‘8:20 A. M.’ This despatch was evidently in
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