War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0124 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Beaufort, S. C., January 24, 1865.

Colonel O. M. POE,

Chief Engineer, Savannah:

Let the Michigan Engineers go as you have ordered them. They will not be needed here.

L. M. DAYTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND

ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 4.

Beaufort, S. C., January 24, 1865.

The following awards of medals of honor have been made to the enlisted men herein mentioned for distinguished service in the field and other soldier-like qualities:

To August Stehr, sergeant, Company F, Fifty-eighth Regiment, Illinois Infantry Volunteers, medal of silver inscribed: "Faithful and efficient service in the Adjutant-General's Office, Department and Army of the Tennessee. " To Oliver E. Slusser, private, Company E, Forty-eighth Indiana Infantry Volunteers, medal of silver inscribed: "Siege of Corinth, battles of Corinth, Iuka, Raymond, Jackson, Champion's Hill, Vicksburg (July 4, 1863). Faithful and efficient service in the Adjutant-General's Office, Department and Army of the Tennessee. " To William H. Pritchard, private, Tenth Ohio Battery, medal of silver inscribed: "Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta. Faithful and efficient service in the Adjutant-General's Office, Department and Army of the Tennessee. " To Albert B. Wilcox, private, Battery A, First Illinois Light Artillery, medal of silver inscribed: "Chickasaw bayou, Arkansas Post, Champion's Hill, Vicksburg (July 4, 1863), Mission Ridge, Resaca, Dallas. Faithful and efficient service in the Adjutant-General's Office, Department and Army of the Tennessee. " To Isaac A. Bemis, private, Company E, Sixteenth Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, medal of silver inscribed: "Atlanta, Savannah. Faithful and efficient service in Adjutant-General's Office, Department and Army of the Tennessee. " To James R. Reniff, private, Company H, Seventy-second Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers, medal of silver inscribed: "Vicksburg (July 4, 1863). Atlanta, Savannah. Faithful and efficient service in Adjutant-General's Office, Department and Army of the Tennessee. "

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Pocotaligo, S. C., January 24, 1865.

Brigadier General M. F. FORCE,

Commanding Third Division, Seventeenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The work of destroying the railroad is completed. No more details will report to Colonel Swayne.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. CADLE, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.