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GRAND JUNCTION,

January 16, 1864.

General GRIERSON:

If the train arrives in time we will endeavor to get off to-night or early in the morning.

WM. H. MORGAN,

Colonel, Commanding.

MEMPHIS, TENN.,

January 16, 1864.

Colonel A. G. BRACKETT,

Collierville, Tenn.:

Colonel Morgan's brigade has been order from Grand Junction to La Fayette; as soon as it arrives you will withdraw your cavalry from that point.

B. H. GRIERSON,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY-CORPS,

Memphis, Tenn., January 16, 1864.

Colonel MORGAN,

Grand Junction:

March by road to La Fayette, and go into camp.

S. A. HURLBUT,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF COLUMBUS,

Columbus, Ky., January 16, 1864.

Colonel E. H. WOLFE,

Commanding Fort Pillow:

COLONEL: I am directed by the general commanding to state that you will at once equip and prepare your command for the field. The post at Fort Pillow will be abandoned.

Have both regiments ready for the field and to embark by Tuesday, the 19th instant. Transportation by river will be furnished from here. The regiments will take the usual allowance of camp and garrison equipage, ordnance stores, and land transportation for regiments in the field.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE TENNESSEE,

Vicksburg, January 16, 1864.

Major General N. P. BANKS,

Commanding Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, La.:

DEAR GENERAL: I arrived here yesterday from Chattanooga, having come via Nashville, Louisiana, Cincinnati, Cairo, and Memphis, En route a latter from General Halleck overtook me, directing me to

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