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HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, SEVENTH ARMY CORPS, Devall's Bluff, Ark., November 27, 1864-9 a. m.

Captain C. H. DYER,

Little Rock:

Major-General Reynolds has ordered General Dennis, with his brigade and two batteries, now here, to proceed to Memphis.

C. C. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

(Copy to General Steele.)

LITTLE ROCK, ARK., November 27, 1864.

Brigadier General C. C. ANDREWS,

Devall's Bluff:

GENERAL: Your dispatch is just received. General Dennis will, of course, obey General Reynolds' order.

F. STEELE,

Major-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, SEVENTH ARMY CORPS, Devall's Bluff, Ark., November 27, 1864-11 a. m.

Captain C. H. DYER,

Little Rock:

It is not going to be possible for me to make much progress on the new forts unless W. McE. Dye's brigade returns. The weather has been very bad for work. It looks very bad to see heavy works laid out and left unfinished.

C. C. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, SEVENTH ARMY CORPS, Devall's Bluff, Ark., November 27, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel MOORE,

Commanding Cavalry Depot:

COLONEL: As some of the troops are to leave this post, I have the honor to request that you will furnish the picket up to the Brownsville road, commencing to-morrow morning at 8.30 o'clock. There are four posts to be supplied, requiring one sergeant, two corporals, and twelve privates furnished four sentinels in front day and night, the sentinels to be about 250 or 300 yards apart. It is possible I may need the detail sooner than to-morrow morning; if so, I will notify you.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. C. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

10.30 A. M.

P. S.-I shall want this detail this afternoon, say by 3 p. m., and daily at 8.30 a. m. hereafter.

C. C. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.