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tia of the State. Many of them object on the ground that the law authorizing it is unconstitutional, having been passed when there was not a quorum in the senate.

Mr. Hawkins has some additional information, which he wishes to communicate to you personally. Shall I permit him to come down?

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. B. McPHERSON.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 23.

Young's Point, La., April 1, 1863.

I. Colonel George P. Ihrie, U. S. Army, additional aide-de-camp, having been appointed commissary of musters for the department, is relieved from duty as acting inspector-general.

II. Brigadier General J. C. Sullivan, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby appointed acting inspector-general of the department, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

[JNO. A. RAWLINS,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE,

Numbers 91.

Young's Point, La., April 1, 1863.

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VII. Major General Richard J. Oglesby, U. S. Volunteers, will report in person to Major General S. A. Hurlbut, commanding SIXTEENTH Army Corps, for assignment to the command vacated by Major General C. S. Hamilton.

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By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

[JNO. A. RAWLINS,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. Fifteenth ARMY CORPS, Numbers 78.

Young's Point, La., April 1, 1863.

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III. In accordance with instructions from department headquarters, Brigadier General D. Stuart, commanding SECOND DIVISION, will detail from his command 1,000 men to report, with shovels and spades, to Captain F. E. Prime, chief of engineers, at the lower landing to-morrow morning promptly at 7. 30 o'clock, to embark on steamers and receive instructions. This detail will be continued daily until further orders, and will be relieved each evening at 6 o'clock and return to the point of embarkation.

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By order of Major General W. T. Sherman:

L. M. DAYTON,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

MEMPHIS, TENN., April 1, 1863.

Lieutenant Colonel John A. RAWLINS, Assistant Adjutant-GENERAL:

SIR: I desire, through you, to call the general's attention to the fact that all our transportation boats for forage and supplies have been sent