War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0042 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT, Numbers -.

Savannah, Ga., January 12, 1865.

The following officers are, by direction of the President, hereby assigned to duty according to their brevet rank:

Bvt. Major General Charles R. Woods, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Major General John M. Corse, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Major General Giles A. Smith, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Major General M. D. Leggett, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Major General Judson Kilpatrick, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Major General John W. Geary, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Major General John E. Smith, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Major General Absalom Baird, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Brigadier General W. T. Clark, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Brigadier General William B. Woods, U. S. Volunteers (colonel Seventy-sixth Ohio Volunteers); Bvt. Brigadier General Ario Pardee, Jr., U. S. Volunteers (colored One hundred and forty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers); Bvt. Brigadier General Henry A. Barnum, U. S. Volunteers (colonel One hundred and forty-ninth New York Volunteers); Bvt. Brigadier General George P. Buell, U. S. Volunteers (colonel Fifty-eighth Indiana Volunteers); Bvt. Brigadier General John H. Ketcham, U. S. Volunteers (colonel One hundred and fiftieth New York Volunteers); Bvt. Brigadier General William Cogswell, U. S. Volunteers, (colonel Second Massachusetts Volunteers); Bvt. Brigadier General H. C. Hobart, U. S. Volunteers (colonel Twenty-first Wisconsin Volunteers); Bvt. Brigadier General B. D. Fearin, U. S. Volunteers (colored Ninety-second Ohio Volunteers); Bvt. Brigadier General Smith D. Atkins, U. S. Volunteers (colonel Ninety-second Illinois Mounted Infantry).

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 4.

Beaufort, S. C., January 12, 1865.

Captain P. A. Taylor, Signal Corps, U. S. Army, having reported to the Major-general commanding, in accordance with Special Orders, Numbers 343, War Department, October 12, 1864, will immediately assume command and direction of the signal detachment of this Army, relieving Captain J. M. McClintock, acting Chief signal officer, therefrom. The Major-general commanding desires to express to Captain McClintock his appreciation of the services rendered by him during the late campaign in Georgia.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 5.

Beaufort, S. C., January 12, 1865.

The general commanding the Army of the Tennessee takes great pleasure in promulgating the following congratulatory order of Major-General Sherman, and in connection with it he wishes to renew the expressions of grateful acknowledgment due the officers and soldiers