War of the Rebellion: Serial 059 Page 0350 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLIV.

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SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

No. 104. Knoxville, Tenn., April 13, 1864.

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VI. Paragraph VII, Special Orders, No. 103, current series, from these headquarters, is hereby amended to read as follows:

The One hundred and twelfth Illinois Infantry is hereby transferred from the Second to the First Brigade, Third Division, Twenty-third Army Corps, and the Sixty-third Indiana Infantry is transferred from the First to the Second Brigade, Third Division, Twenty-third Army Corps.

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By command of Major-General Schofield:

R. MORROW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

No. 94. Memphis, Tenn., April 13, 1864.

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II. The Tenth Ohio Battery, Captain F. Seaman commanding, on steamer Hope, will disembark at Memphis, Tenn., and await further orders.

III. Brigadier General B. H. Grierson, commanding Cavalry Division, will send 200 men of the Sixth Tennessee Cavalry Volunteers, with arms, accouterments, and horse equipments complete, without horses, to Helena, Ark., there to report for duty temporarily to Brigadier General N. B. Buford, commanding District of Eastern Arkansas.

The quartermaster's department will furnish necessary transportation.

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By order of Major General S. A. Hurlbut:

T. H. HARRIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Nashville, Tenn., April 14, 1864.

General RAWLINS,

Chief of Staff, Washington:

DEAR GENERAL: I send you a parcel of papers of the latest dates from the South. You will find them interesting.

One set of my former scouts is just in from Memphis, having come from Holly Springs, Pontotoc, Aberdeen, Columbus, Miss., Selma, Montgomery, Opelika, West Point, and Columbus, Ga., thence back to Selma and up the railroad to Talladega, Jacksonville, and Blue Mountain.

The enemy is collecting at a place near Centreville, a camp to which Loring's division is to come from Demopolis. This force will be behind the Coosa, and is clearly designed by Johnston to watch McPherson as he advances against Rome.

Forrest still is up between the Tennessee and Mississippi, and is reported to-day crossing the Tennessee at Hamburg; also attacking