War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0128 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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ture will be reduced as much as possible, and so arranged as to occupy but Little room. Flys will be used for shelter, one tent for office purpose only being allowed. All surplus baggage, boxes, and office furniture will remain with the established headquarters in charge of a proper officer, ready for shipment to a new base, when orders to such effect shall be given. Major E. Whittlesey, judge-advocate is announced as commandant of headquarters in the field, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly. The following-named officer os the staff will accompany and be with the Major-general commanding in the field: Colonel James Wilson, provost-marshal-general; Colonel J. T. Conklin, Chief quartermaster; Lieutenant Colonel William E. Strong, assistant inspector-general; Lieutenant Colonel D. Remick, Chief commissary; Major Max Woodhull, assistant adjutant-general; Major T. W. Osborn, Chief of Artillery; Major E. Whittlesey, judge-advocate; Captain C. B. Reese, Chief engineer; Captain D. H. Buel, Chief ordnance officer; Captain E. P. Pearson, Jr., Chief commissary of musters; Captain F. W. Gilbreth, aide-de-camp; Captain P. A. Taylor, Chief signal officer; First Lieutenant J. P. Sampson, Signal Corps, U. S. Army; First Lieutenant William N. Taylor, First Illinois Light Artillery, acting aide-de-camp; First Lieutenant Amos Stickney, Engineer Corps, U. S. Army; First Lieutenant John A. Mills, acting assistant quartermaster; Lieutenant Joseph A. Sladen, acting assistant adjutant-general; Asst. Surg. D. L. Huntington, U. S. Army, assistant medical director; Actg. Asst. Surg. E. A. Duncan, U. S. Army, staff and escort surgeon.

II. The following-named will remain at the established headquarters: Captain Samuel L. Taggart, assistant adjutant-general, in charge of office and headquarters; Lieutenant Colonel W. H. Ross, First Michigan Artillery, in charge of Artillery department; Captain W. C. Ide, Thirteenth Infantry, assistant Chief commissary of musters; Actg. Asst. Surg. I. L. Hoover, U. S. Army; First Lieutenant L. T. Wilms, Thirty-seventh Ohio Infantry, acting assistant quartermaster.

III. Captain Samuel L. Taggart, assistant adjutant-general, is authorized to perform all duties pertaining to his office, and to act and sign by order of the Major-general commanding in his absence, the same as if he were present.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 23.

Beaufort, S. C., January 25, 1865.

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III. The Twenty-ninth Missouri Mounted Infantry and detachment of the Seventh Illinois Mounted Infantry, now in camp near this point, will forthwith proceed to Pocotaligo and report to Major-general Blair, commanding Seventeenth Army Corps, for duty until the corps to which they belong joins the army in the field.

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IX. Major General John A. Logan, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, will on Friday morning, the 27th instant, move such portion of his command as may then be at this point, with wagons loaded with as much forage and subsistence as can be obtained, to Garden's Corners, where he will report to the Major-general commanding for further orders.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.