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and I request that a similar reward be conferred on Colonel Beckwitli. Capt. L. M. Dayton, aide-de-camp on my personal staff, has held the rank of captain and served near my person since the battle of Shiloli without an increase of rank. Since our leaving Nashville in April last lie has acted as an assistant adjutant-general, and I recommend he be appointed assistant adjutant-general, with the rank of major, as reward for his constant services. I am, with great respect, your obedient servant, W. T. SHERMAN, Major- General, Commanding. SPECIAL ) HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND FIELD ORDERS, ~ ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, No. 5. ) Savannah, Ga., January 5, 1865. * * * * * * * VII. Maj. C. Landgraeber, Second Missouri Light Artillery, acting chief of artillery, Seventeenth Army Corps, is relieved from such duty and will forthwith report to the commanding officer of his regiment at Saint Louis, Mo. United States Government transports and quarter- masters department will furnish the necessary transportation. * * * * * * * By order of Maj. Gen. 0. 0. Howard: SAML. L. TAGGART, Assistant Adjutant- General. GENERAL ORDERS, ~ HDQRS. 4TH DIV., 17TH ARMY CORPS, No. 2. Savannah, Ga., January 5, 1865. The troops of this command will move to-morrow morning (January 6) to Thunderbolt, to embark on transports as follows: I. The First Brigade, Col. B. F. Potts commanding, will be prepared to embark by daylight, or as soon as boats are in readiness. II. The Third Brigade, Brig. Gen. W. W. Belknap commanding, will move at 8 a. in. III. The First Minnesota Battery, Captain Clayton, will follow the Third Brigade. IV. The division supply train will follow the battery. By order of Brig. Gen. Giles A. Smith: CHAS. H. BRUSH, First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant- General. HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH, Hilton Head, S. C., January 5, 1865. Rear-Admiral JOHN A. DAHLGREN, U. S. Navy, Commanding South Atlantic Blockading Squadron: ADMIRAL: I desire through you to express my thanks to Acting Master Ogilvie, of the U. S. steamer John Griffith, for his promptness in coming to my assistance while aground in Wassaw Sound on the steamer W. W. Colt, and for his services in piloting the steamer into the Wilmington River. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, J. G. FOSTER, Major- General, Commanding. 2 R UVOL XLVII, PT II



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