War of the Rebellion: Serial 062 Page 0187 Chapter XLVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., 13TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 14. Indianola, Tex., January 30, 1864.

The disobedience of orders and supposed disrespect to the brigadier-general commanding First Division, Thirteenth Army Corps, on the part of Brigadier General Fitz Henry Warren, having been satisfactorily explained, the brigadier-general commanding the division takes great pleasure in relieving General Warren from arrest and restoring him to the command of the gallant First Brigade.

By order of Brigadier-General Benton:

B. WILSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 48. Washington, January 30, 1864.

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3. Brigadier General J. W. Davidson, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty in the Department of Arkansas. He will proceed to Cairo, Ill., and report from that place by telegram to the chief of the Cavalry Bureau, in this city.

By command of Major-General Halleck:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS, Numbers 1. Little Rock, January 30, 1864.

Pursuant to instructions from headquarters of the Army, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Department of Arkansas, the limits of which are defined in General Orders, Numbers 14, current series, from the War Department. The troops in the Department constitute the Seventh Army Corps. The staff will be the same as that announced for headquarters Army of Arkansas.

FRED, STEELE,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF NORTHEASTERN ARKANSAS,

Batesville, January 30, 1864.

Captain A. B. KAUFFMAN,

Eleventh Missouri Cavalry:

CAPTAIN: Captain Dunscomb, Third Arkansas Cavalry, with 50 men, in company with Captain Castle Eleventh Missouri Cavalry, with a command of the same strength, will proceed to the mouth of Black River, Ark., at the south side of White Rive, and from thence to Grand Glaize. You will join them at that point (the Glaize), and proceeding up Glaize Creek, will attack the enemy reported to be camped about 7 miles out on the road from the Glaize to Searcy. You will be governed in a measure by the information you can gather along your route, but attack the enemy wherever they may be found. All rebels under arms who are wearing Federal uniforms will be shot. You will deal in the most summary manner with all guerrillas found on your march. Be specially careful to guard your prisoners, and in the event of your having success, send a telegram by Captain Dunscomb to Little Rock, to be forwarded to