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Twenty-third Wisconsin be permitted to remain here until the Sixth Minnesota arrives. I have delayed the execution of your order until I receive your reply.

I have the honor to be, your obedient servant,

N. B. BUFORD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Mouth of White River, Ark., November 16, Numbers 20.

1864.

1. The One hundred and fourteenth Ohio Volunteers will proceed without delay to the mouth of White River, Ark., and be reported to the commanding officer at this place. The quartermaster's department will furnish the transportation.

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By command of Major General J. J. Reynolds:

S. C. FARRINGTON,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Devall's Bluff, Ark., November 16, 1864.

Colonel J. R. SLACK,

Commanding Second Brigade:

COLONEL: You will cause one regiment of that part of your brigade now under orders to proceed to Little Rock to embark on the train leaving here at 2 p. m. this day, and the other on the train which leaves for that place at 6 a. m. to-morrow, the 17th instant.

By order of Brigadier-General Dennis:

RICHARD A. KENT,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

BROWNSVILLE STATION, November 16, 1864.

Colonel W. McE. DYE,

Commanding Infantry Brigade:

COLONEL: Colonel Mizner having arrived will assume command of Brownsville Station. When Colonel Geiger returns he will assume command of his cavalry brigade. You will retain command of your infantry brigade. This disposition will form three different commands. By order Brigadier General E. A. Carr, commanding District of Little Rock:

CHAS. A. HARMS,

Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, SEVENTH ARMY CORPS,

Devall's Bluff, Ark., November 16, 1864-10.30 a. m.

Captain C. H. DYER,

Little Rock:

Thirteen rebel scouts, said to be Dobbin's men, were within two miles of my pickets on the east side of the river yesterday.

C. C. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General.