War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0830 OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA. Chapter LVI.

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haus, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, and Surgeon Niccols, U. S. Volunteers, with one hospital steward. U. S. Government transports will furnish the necessary transportation.

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By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., 15TH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 81.

Savannah, GA., December 28, 1864.

I. During the temporary absence of the general commanding, Colonel James A. Williamson, Fourth Iowa Infantry, will assume command of this division.

By order of Brigadier General C. R. Woods:

FRED. H. WILSON,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 3rd Brigadier, 1ST DIV., 15TH A. C.,

Numbers 8.

Savannah, GA., December 28, 1864.

During the absence of Colonel James A. Williamson, temporarily commanding the First Division, Fifteenth Army Corps, Colonel George A. Stone, Twenty-fifth Iowa Infantry, will assume command of this brigade.

By order of Colonel James A. Williamson:

CHARLES MACKENZIE,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Savannah, GA., December 28, 1864.

Colonel MARTIN,

Commanding Second Brigade, Second Division:

COLONEL: The major-General commanding directs that you move your command to a point within four or five miles of this place, suitable for a good camp, in order that you may more easily communicate with the city, your base for supplies.

I am, Colonel, respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. F. WHITEHEAD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., 17TH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 178.

Near Savannah, GA., December 28, 1864.

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II. In accordance with Special Orders, Numbers 319, extract V, headquarters Seventeenth Army Corps, of date December 28, 1864, the Twenty-fifth Indiana Regiment Volunteer Infantry is detached from the Third Brigade of this command, and will report to General Easton, chief