War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 0266 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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from Dallas to Euharlee. All suspicious persons will be arrested by Colonel Bushwell and brought on for such disposal as their conduct merits.

By order of Brigadier General John E. Smith:

CARL. L. WHITE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISS., In the Field, near Atlanta, Ga., July 26, Numbers 43.

1864.

I. Upon the application of Major General John A. Logan, commanding the Army of the Tennessee in the field, Brigadier General J. M. Corse, acting inspector-general of this army, is hereby relieved and assigned to duty with the Department and Army of the Tennessee, and will report in person to General Logan, that he may be assigned to duty according to his rank with troops.

II. The general commanding in thus relieving General Corse from a purely staff position, to enable him to accept the higher and more appropriate one in connection with troops in actual service, thanks him for his personal and official services rendered during the present campaign near his person.

III. Captain E. C. Denig, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, is hereby transferred from the Department and Army of the Ohio to the Department and Army of the Cumberland, and will report immediately to Major General George H. Thomas in the field.

By order of Major General W. T. Sherman:

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISS., In the field, near Atlanta, Ga., July 26, Numbers 44.

1864.

I. By direction of the President of the United States, Major General O. O. Howard, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to command the Department and Army of the Tennessee. He will at once assume command of the Army of the Tennessee in the field.

II. Major General George H. Thomas, commanding the Department and Army of the Cumberland, will relieve General Howard of the command of the Fourth Army Corps, that he may enter upon his new command, and will assign a general to command the Fourth Corps until the orders of the President are received.

By order of Major General W. T. Sherman:

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 204.

Near Atlanta, Ga., July 26, 1864.

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IX. Major General O. O. Howard, having been assigned to the command of the Army and Department of the Tennessee, is hereby relieved from