War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0030 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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ment and Army of the Tennessee, and is assigned to the cavalry division of Brigadier General J. Kilpatrick. Colonel Spencer will report to General Kilpatrick for instruction.

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By order of Major General W. T. Sherman:

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FOURTH DIV., 15TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 4.

Savannah, Ga., January 9, 1865.

I. Captain L. H. Everts, assistant adjutant-general, having returned from absent sick, will at once resume his duties as assistant adjutant-general of this division, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly. All reports, official communication, &c., will therefore hereafter be addressed to him.

By order of Brigadier General John M. Corse:

L. H. EVERTS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Savannah, Ga., January 9, 1865.

Major General F. P. BLAIR,

Commanding Seventeenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I have directed the Ninth Illinois to remain here for the present and drive some cattle that belong to us, in company with the Left Wing. I find that General Sherman intends to give the First Alabama to Kilpatrick and possibly the Ninth Illinois. I have resisted the latter transfer.

Respectfully,

O. O. HOWARD,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FOURTH DIV., 7TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 3.

Beaufort, S. C., January 9, 1865.

I. This command will be prepared to move at 9 o'clock to-morrow morning to the camp selected to-day, the First Brigade taking the left of the road and the Third the right.

II. The necessary wagons will be at these headquarters at 8. 30 a.m., and will be called for by the brigade quartermaster.

III. Each regiment will fix up a comfortable camp and dig wells for water, instead of using the stagnant water in the swamp. Brigade commanders will send word by the bearer the smallest number of wagons that they will require, and leave a permanent detail of one commissioned officer, a suitable number of non-commissioned officers, and fifty men to report to Captain Moore, at these headquarters, to unload the transportation when it arrives.

By order of Brigadier General Giles A. Smith:

CHAS. H. BRUSH,

First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.