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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION, Numbers 17.

February 11, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel F. C. Newhall, having been assigned by the President assistant adjutant-general Middle Military Division, is announced as such, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By command of Major-General Sheridan:

C. KINGSBURY, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION, Numbers 18.

February 11, 1865.

Captain Isaac Bronson is announced a volunteer aide-de-camp to the major-general commanding, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By command of Major-General Sheridan:

C. KINGSBURGY, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

February 11, 1865.

Brigadier-General STEVENSON:

The general does not wish to move the 100 infantry from your command at Duffield's Station. The cavalry are only on the railroad temporarily.

JAS. W. FORSYTH,

Chief of Staff.

CUMBERLAND, MD., February 11, 1865.

Major-General SHERIDAN,

Winchester, Va.:

The following has just been received from Colonel Oley, at Charleston:

7TH-LATEST.

It gives Echols' brigade at the Narrows, McCausland's at Lewisburg. Jackson's in Bath and Pocahontas. Lomax's headquarters at Millborought Depot.

J. H. OLEY,

Colonel.

GEORGE CROOK,

Major-General.

CITY POINT, February 12, 1865.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

Colonel Sharpe reports as follows:

Our scouts report that it is understood within the enemy's lines at Sheridan's cavalry is making a forward movement, in what direction cannot be ascertained, and that Lee's cavalry has been sent to meet him. Day before yesterday Government was telegraphing in every direction for clothing. The city of Richmond was cleared of cloth of every color-every shelf of every store, including the Jews. Understood that enough only was obtained for 1,600 pairs of pants. The enemy are preparing for an attack from us on the north side. On the 10th gold sold at 66 for 1.

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.