War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0454 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS, La Grange, October 18, 1863.

Lieutenant-Colonel BINMORE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report my arrival here with my command. Two squadrons of the Seventh Kansas Cavalry came in with me under command of Major Malone. They are still here.

Very respectfully,

T. W. SWEENY,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, 16TH ARMY CORPS, La Grange, Tenn., October 18, 1863.

Major MALONE,

Commanding Seventh Kansas Cavalry:

SIR: You will proceed to Corinth with your command, in company with the infantry that moves in the morning, and report to General Dodge.

By order of Brig. General T. W. Sweeny, commanding:

L. H. EVERTS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 1ST BRIG., 2nd DIV., 16TH A. C.

No. 120.

La Grange, Tenn., October 18, 1863.

In compliance with Special Orders, No. 37, headquarters Second Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, the Fifty-seventh and One hundred and twentieth Illinois Infantry, Captain Kidd's 4-gun battery, and section of artillery commanded by Captain Tannrath will march

to-morrow morning by the nearest route and rejoin the respective commands.

The infantry and Fourteenth Indiana Battery will proceed to Corinth, Captain Tannrath's section accompanying them as far as Pocahontas, where it will join its command.

By order of E. W. Rice, colonel commanding:

D. T. BOWLER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

STEVENSON, ALA., October 18, 1863.

Major-General SLOCUM:

By direction of the major-general commanding, you will detach one brigade of your command to relieve a brigade of the Eleventh Corps, at the following named points: Three companies at or near Tantalon, two companies at Anderson, two companies at Cowan, three companies between Stevenson and Bridgeport, the residue of the brigade taking post at Stevenson with brigade headquarters. The movement will be made as soon as cars can be furnished for that purpose, for which you will direct your quartermaster to make requisition. As soon as the foregoing changes have been made, you will consider your command as extending the entire length of the line of railroad occupied by your corps.

W. H. PERKINS,

Lieutenant, Aide-de-Camp, and Actg. Asst. Adjutant-General.