PART II. VOL. XVI.
CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY, MIDDLE AND EAST TENNESSEE, NORTH ALABAMA, AND SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA FROM JUNE 10 TO OCTOBER 31, 1862.
UNION CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
Numbers 90. Corinth, Miss., June 10, 1862.
I. The order dividing the army near Corinth into right wing, center, left wing, and reserve is hereby revoked. Major-Generals Grant, Buell, and Pope will resume the command of their separate army corps,* except the division of Major-General Thomas, which till further orders will be stationed in Corinth as a part of the Army of the Tennessee. General Thomas will resume the immediate command of his division on its arrival at Corinth and Brigadier General T. W. Sherman will report to Major-General Buell for duty with the Army of the Ohio.
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By order of Major-General Halleck:
J. C. KELTON,
HEADQUARTERS, June 10, 1862.
Captain OLIVER D. GREENE, Nashville:
Order the quartermaster and commissary in Nashville to commence accumulating supplies for 20,000 more men than they now furnish. Let it be done with all the secrecy possible. Edson must also have ammunition.
JAMES B. FRY,
Colonel and Chief of Staff.
HAMBURG, June 10, 1862.
Colonel J. B. FRY:
Your dispatches of yesterday ordering Eastport as the base of our supplies and the dispatch to-day about General Mitchel just received.
*The Armies of the Tennessee, of the Ohio, and of the Mississippi. The orders revoked as above are printed in Series I, Vol. X, Part II, pp. 138, 144.