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sippi, " comprising the Departments of the Ohio, the Cumberland, and the Tennessee; and telegraphed the order assuming command, together with the order of the War Department referred to, to Maj Gen A E Burnside, at Knoxville, and to Maj Gen W S Rosecrans, at Chattanooga. My action in telegraphing these orders to Chattanooga in advance of my arrival there, was induced by information furnished me by the Secretary of War of the difficulties with which the Army of the Cumberland had to contend in supplying itself over a long mountainous and almost impassable road from Stevenson, Ala, to Chattanooga, Tenn, and his fears that Gen Rosecrans would fall back to the north side of the Tennessee river. To guard farther against the possibility of the Secretary's fears, I also telegraphed to Maj Gen. Thomas on the 19th October from Louisville, to hold Chattanooga at all hazards; that I would be there as soon as possible. To which be replied on the same date, "I will hold the town till we st