V. This order will be copied at each division, brigade, and regimental headquarters, and read at the head of every company,and colonels will report when they have done so in writing to these headquarters, through their brigade and division commanders.
J. W. DAVIDSON,
Brigadier-General and Chief of Cavalry, Commanding.
HDQRS. FIRST BRIGADE, SECOND DIV., 19TH ARMY CORPS, Memphis, Tenn., December 2, 1864.
Captain B. WILSON, Assistant Adjutant-General:
CAPTAIN: In accordance with your request that just received, I have the honor to forward the list of regiments, batteries, and detachments comprising my brigade, viz: Eighth Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry, Eleventh Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Forty-sixth Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry, Seventy-sixth Illinois Volunteers Infantry, Thirtieth Missouri Volunteer Infantry, Twenty-sixth New York Battery, Fifteenth Massachusetts Battery.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Colonel, Commanding Brigade.
HDQRS.1ST Brigadier (DETACHED), 3rd DIV.,
NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Devall's Bluff, Ark., December 2, 1864.
I. The undersigned hereby assumes command of this brigade.
II. The officers and enlisted men now on duty at these headquarters will remain until further orders.
Colonel Thirty-seventh Illinois Infantry Volunteers.
WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 294.
Washington, December 2, 1864.
I. Major General G. M. Dodge, U. S. Volunteers, is appointed by the President to the command of the Department of the Missouri.
II. Major-General Rosecrans, on being relieved, will repair to Cincinnati, Ohio, and report by letter to the Adjutant-General of the Army.
By order of the Secretary of War:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
[DECEMBER 2, 1864.- For General Orders, No. 216, Department of the Missouri, see Part I, p.317.]
CAIRO ILL., December 2, 1864.
General PLEASONTON, Commanding District:
I am just up from New Madrid. Everything quiet in Eastern Missouri. Colonel Rogers has relieved me of command of sub-district. Will you permit me to visit St. Louis on business? Please answer here.
H. M. HILLER,