War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0571 Chapter XLIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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Cavalry.

11th Illinois, Company G, Captain Stephen S. Tripp.

CAVALRY.

Winslow's Brigade.*

Colonel EDWARD F. WINSLOW.

4th Illinois (eight companies), Lieutenant Colonel Martin R. M. Wallace.

5th Illinois, Major Abel H. Seley.

11th Illinois, Lieutenant Colonel Lucien H. Kerr.

4th Iowa, Major Alonzo B. Parkell.

10th Missouri, Major Frederick W. Benteen.

MISSISSIPPI MARINE BRIGADE.

Brigadier General ALFRED W. ELLET.

1st Infantry, Major David S. Tallerday.

1st Cavalry Battalion, Major James M. Hubbard.

Pennsylvania (Segebarth's) Battery C, Captain Daniel P. Walling.

Ram Fleet, Lieutenant Colonel John A. Ellet.

U. S. COLORED TROOPS.

Brigadier General JOHN P. HAWKINS.

Goodrich's Landing.

1st Arkansas, A. D., Colonel William F. Wood.

10th Louisiana, A. D., Colonel Frederick M. Crandal.

11th Louisiana, A. D., Colonel Van E. Young.

3rd Mississippi, A. D., Colonel Richard h. Ballinger.

1st Mississippi Cavalry+, A. D., Colonel Embury D. Osband.

1st Battery Louisiana Light Artillery, A. D., Captain Isaac B. Goodloe.

Vicksburg.

1st Mississippi, A. D., Colonel A. Watson Webber.

2nd Mississippi, A. D., Colonel George M. Ziegler.

8th Louisiana, A. D., Lieutenant Colonel Ferdinand E. Peebles.

12th Louisiana, A. D., Colonel Charles A. Gilchrist.

1st Mississippi Heavy Artillery, A. D., Colonel Herman Lieb.

Natchez, Miss.

6th Mississippi, A. D., Colonel Absalom S. Smith.

2nd Mississippi Heavy Artillery, A. D., Colonel Bernard G. Farrar.

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, January 13, 1864-11 a. m.

(Received 1.40 p. m.

Major General H. W. HALLECK:

If General Foster is relieved General McPherson or General Schofield would suit me to fill his place, but both are ranked by generals already in the Department of the Ohio. I would recommend, therefore, the appointment of General W. F. Smith to major-general, and rank dated back to his first appointment and he given the command. If it is in contemplation to give General Smith a higher command, either of the officers named or General Parke will suit me.

U. S. GRANT,

Major-General.

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*At Hebron and Natchez.

+At Skipwith's Landing.

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