HEADQUARTERS FIRST CAVALRY CORPS,
Spring Hill, Tenn., March 21, 1863.
Commanding Cavalry :
COLONEL: I send a brigade and section of artillery around the post of Franklin to Brentwood to-night, and will make a demonstration in front of that place (Franklin) to-morrow morning. Communicate this please, to General Polk at Shelbyville.
Let me know your movements. I shall remain in this vicinity sometime unless driven back again. Please inform me of any movement this way by the enemy.
EARL VAN DORN,
O.R.– SERIES I–VOLUME XXIII/2 [S# 35]
Correspondence, Orders, And Returns Relating To Operations In Kentucky, Middle And East Tennessee, North Alabama, And Southwest Virginia, From January 21 To August 10, 1863.
CONFEDERATE CORRESPONDENCE. ETC.–#4