War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0834 OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA. Chapter LVI.

Search Civil War Official Records

WAR DEPARTMENT,

OFFICE OF DIRECTOR AND GENERAL MANAGER OF

MILITARY RAILROADS U. S.,

Washington, December 29, 1864.

Major General W. T. SHERMAN,

Savannah, GA.:

GENERAL: I am instructed to send military railroad operatives to Savannah to put the captured rolling-stock in good order, and perform any service you may require of the railroad. Colonel W. W. Wright, chief engineer, is ordered upon this duty, and will shortly leave for Savannah with a sufficient force.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

D. C. McCALLUM,

Bvt. Brigadier General and General Manager of Military Railroads U. S.

SPECIAL

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND

FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Numbers 208.

Savannah, GA., December 29, 1864.

* * * * *

VI. At the special request of Major General P. Joseph Osterhaus, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, Major Max. Woodhull, assistant adjutant-General, U. S. Volunteers, is relieved from duty at these headquarters and temporarily assigned as assistant adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps, and will report forthwith accordingly.

* * * * *

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 210.

Savannah, GA., December 29, 1864.

* * * * *

III. Brigadier-General Hazen, commanding Second Division, will move his command at once to the vicinity of this place, and have them ready for review by Major-General Sherman at 11 a. m. on Saturday next (December 31).

* * * * *

By order of Major General P. Joseph Osterhaus:

H. N. WHEELER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 3rd Brigadier, 4TH DIV., 17TH A. C.,

Numbers 10.

Savannah, GA., December 29, 1864.

The brigade commander tenders his thanks to the officers and men of this command, and congratulates them on their excellent appearance at the review of this day. In their execution of the different movements, their steadiness and accuracy of march, and the general cleanliness and good condition of arms, accouterments, and clothing, they