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division of General McPherson's command is now over, and the other will commence crossing promptly at daylight. The general will give you special instructions you pass here in the morning.

I am, general, with much respect, your, truly,

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp near Jackson, Miss., February 6, 1864.

Brigadier General J. C. VEATCH,

Commanding Fourth Division:

GENERAL: You will move the rear brigade of your command into Jackson for the duty defined in the within copy* of orders of date from Major General W. T. Sherman, commanding department, at daylight to-morrow morning. The remainder of your command and trains will move forward at 7 a. m. to-morrow. The use of the bass drum is prohibited.

By order of Major General S. A. Hurlbut:

T. H. HARRIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp near Jackson, Miss., February 6, 1864.

Brigadier General A. J. SMITH,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: You will move your entire command forward at 7 a. m. to-morrow. One brigade of Brigadier-General Veatch's command will precede you into Jackson at daylight, to relieve Major-General McPherson's guard. The use of the bass drum is prohibited.

By order of Major General S. A. Hurlbut:

T. H. HARRIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MEMPHIS, TENN.,

February 6, 1864.

Brigadier General W. SOOY SMITH,

Collierville:

Your dispatch received. Will join the brigade at Germantown to-day. The Alabama cavalry sent south yesterday not returned yet. The infantry have just moved out, and will encamp about 10 miles south to-night. When the Alabama cavalry returns I will order them south to join the infantry. Party sent northeast last night to communicate with Hurst or Waring not yet returned. Will order all detachments here to report to General Buckland. A detachment of Seventh Indiana Cavalry is at Hickman. Had I not better order them to Memphis?

B. H. GRIERSON,

Brigadier-General.

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*See preceding.

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