War of the Rebellion: Serial 030 Page 0380 KY.,MID. AND E. TENN.,N. ALA.,AND SW. VA. Chapter XXXII.

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[First indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Murfreesborough, June 4, 1863.

Respectfully forwarded to the Adjutant-General of the Army, earn estly recommending that the request of Governor Curtin be granted, and the persons named be mustered in and out of the service, as their case is one of great hardship, and they should be paid for the service actually rendered by them, it being at a time when it was of great service to the regiment.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General, Commanding.

[Second indorsement.]

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, June 18, 1863.

Respectfully submitted to the Secretary of War.

Final action in these cases cannot be taken until the receipt of the muster for pay-rolls of the regiment, covering the time for which payment is claimed. It is recommended that, upon their receipt, an order be issued to muster in these officers from the time on which they appear to have been taken up on the rolls for duty, and that they be paid front that time to the date of their muster-out, under the order of Major-General Rosecrans.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Third indorsement.]

WAR DEPARTMENT, June 20, 1863.

Approved.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. R. S. CANBY,

Brigadier-General.

MURFREESBOROUGH, May 23, 1863.

(Received Washington, May 24-1.25 a. m.)

Brigadier-General THOMAS, Adjutant-General:

The Anderson, otherwise the Fifteenth Pennsylvania, Cavalry, had the misfortune to become disorganized and demoralized. We have successfully reorganized it. The new officers are commissioned. I respectfully ask an order sanctioning the transfers we have been obliged to make, and authorizing the officers to be mustered in from the date of their appointment, by the authority of the Governor of Pennsylvania.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJT. GEN.'S OFFICE, May 26, 1863.

Major-General ROSECRANS,

Murfreesborough, Tenn.:

The transfers made by you in reorganizing Anderson Cavalry are approved. Authority for musters, not covered by General Orders, Numbers 48, cannot be granted. If the cases are peculiar, they must be submitted here for decision.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.