War of the Rebellion: Serial 058 Page 0182 KY., SW., VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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Raymond around toward Rocky Springs and Port Gibson; that Pinson's cavalry, recently from North Mississippi, are in between Raymond and Baldwin's Ferry. Keep your scouts well out and actively engaged watching all the crossing places and roads leading up from Big Black, and do not allow yourself to be surprised.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. B. McPHERSON,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

No. 28. Washington, January 22, 1864.

By direction of the President of the United States, Major General W. S. Rosecrans, U. S. Volunteers, is appointed to the command of the Department of Missouri.

Major General J. M. Schofield, on being relieved from his command by Major-General Rosecrans, will report for duty to Major-General Grant, at Chattanooga, Tenn.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

No. 33. Washington, January 22, 1864.

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16. Brigadier General Mason Brayman, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from the command of the depot for drafted men, at Camp Dennison, Cincinnati, Ohio, and will report in person without delay to Major-General Sherman, U. S. Volunteers, commanding Department of the Tennessee, for assignment to duty.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

No. 22. January 22, 1864.

I. Brigadier-General Cox, commanding Twenty-third Army Corps, will proceed with his command down the Loudon and Knoxville Railroad, and take such position there as will insure the protection of the road. He will take as much of the artillery of his command as in his opinion is required for the defense of the road. the remainder of the artillery will be turned over to Brigadier-General Tillson, chief of artillery.

II. Major General G. Granger, commanding Fourth Army Corps, will retain his command in its present position until further orders.

III. Brigadier General O. B. Willcox, commanding Ninth Army Corps, will halt his command at Armstrong's Ferry until further orders.

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