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ually change your mind on this subject. For the last three months I have done everything in my power to ward off the attacks which were made upon you. If you believe me your friend you will not require explanations; if not, explanations on my part would be of little avail.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

MONTEREY, May 12, 1862.

Major-General POPE:

The right wing will advance to a new position tomorrow. Don't change your position, but make all the fuss and demonstration you can to make the enemy believe you are about to attack him. This may serve as a diversion in favor of the movement on the right.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

No. 78. In Field, near Monterey, Tenn., May 12, 1862.

2. The following changes and assignments of forces in the Army of the Tennessee are hereby made, to wit:

Brigadier General Morgan L. Smith is assigned to the Fifth Division, Major General W. T. Sherman commanding, and will at once report for duty to him.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

[JNumbers A. RAWLINS,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BUELL'S HEADQUARTERS, May 12, 1862.

(Received May 14, 1862-9.45 a. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

There is great and immediate need of more cavalry in Kentucky and Tennessee. The warfare has already assumed a guerrilla character in Tennessee, and it is to be renewed in Kentucky by marauding bands organized in the State, assisted by a few rebel troops. Kentucky ought to have at least three more regiments and Tennessee two more, if they can be spared from the East. I would recommend that they be sent immediately. They cannot be had elsewhere.

D. C. BUELL.

CUMBERLAND FORD,

May 12, 1862.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

John H. Morgan is approaching Lebanon, en route for Richmond.

He has captured Majors Helveti and Coffee, destroyed fifty cars and