War of the Rebellion: Serial 011 Page 0224 KY.,TENN.,N.MISS.,N.ALA.,AND SW.VA. Chapter XXII.

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He is of opinion that Price, Van Dorn, and Hardee marched their forces against him last night. This seems probable, but we must not trust to appearances. They may suddenly concentrate against you. I do not believe they will attack our right, but it is best to be prepared.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

No. 120. Washington, May 29, 1862.

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3. Brig. Gen. C. S. Hamilton, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to duty in the Department of the Mississippi, and will report in person to Major-General Halleck.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

No. 56. Farmington, May 29, 1862.

The divisions of Paine and Stanley will constitute the right wing of this army, which will be commanded by Brig. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans.

The left wing will consist of Hamilton's division, to the command of which Brig. Gen. J. B. Plummer is assigned, and the division consisting of the brigades of Davies and Asboth, commanded by Brig. Gen. J. C. Davis.

Brig. Gen. Schuyler Hamilton is assigned to the command of the left wing, and Brig. Gen. J. B. Plummer will report to him accordingly.

The Twenty-first and Thirty-eighth Illinois Volunteers, under command of Colonel Carlin, will be held in reserve, and will make their report directly to the major-general commanding.

This order to go into operation immediately.

By order of Major-General John Pope:

SPEED BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

No. 94. In Field, near Corinth, Miss., May 29, 1862.

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3. Brig. Gen. L. F. Ross is hereby relieved from duty with the First Division of the Reserve Army Corps, and will report for duty at once to Brig. Gen. T. J. McKean, commanding Sixth Division, Army of the Tennessee, who will assign him to the command of a brigade.

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By order of Major-General U. S. Grant:

[JNumbers A. RAWLINS,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.