War of the Rebellion: Serial 035 Page 0426 KY., MID. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA. Chapter XXXV.

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[Indorsement Numbers 3.]

The above report was made out by the provost-marshal, and returned to me as the report of his proceedings in executing the sentence of the court, and I order the same to be attached to the record of said court.

J. P. BAIRD,

Colonel, Commanding Post.

APPENDIX.*

SPECIAL, ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJT. General 'S OFFICE,

Numbers 140.

Washington, May 25, 1863.

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IV. Colonel Lawrence W. Auton, cavalry United States army, and acting special inspector-general, is hereby relieved from duty along the "Line of the Potomac." He will immediately proceed to the West,a nd minutely inspect the Department of the Ohio and the Department of the Cumberland, in accordance with special instructions Nos. 140-162 and 185, furnished him from this office and that of the Paymaster-General.

V. Major George Dunlop, assistant quartermaster, is hereby relieved from duty in this city. He will report immediately to Colonel Auton for duty.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Colonel LAWRENCE W. AUTON, U. S. A.,

Special Inspector-General.

SPECIAL, ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJT. General 'S OFFICE,

Numbers 140.

Washington, May 25, 1863.

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V. Major George Dunlop, assistant quartermaster, is hereby relieved from duty in this city. He will report immediately to Colonel Auton, special inspector-general, for duty.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Major GEORGE DUNLOP, Assistant Quartermaster, on Special Duty.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Murfreesborough, Tenn., May 30, 1863.

Colonel L. W. AUTON, Cavalry, Special Inspector-General:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding desires me to say to you that he desires that, if you can spare the time at present, you will inspect his outposts before drawing up your report for the War Department at Washington City. All commanding officers of outposts will aid you in this matter to the best of their ability. The general desires me to give his respects to you.

I remain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. A. GARFIELD,

Brigadier General of Vols., Chief of Staff, and Asst. Adjt. General

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* The memorandums of commanding officers, &c., omitted.

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