War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0158 OPERATIONS IN N. C. S., C., S. GA., AND E. Chapter LIX.

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HDQRS. DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Near Pocotaligo, S. C., January 29, 1865.

Colonel J. T. CONKLIN,

Chief Quartermaster, Department and Army of the Tennessee:

COLONEL: The Major-general commanding desires me to say that after to-day's march this army will probably delay further movements for a day or two to await the moving up of General Slocum's column. Do not, therefore, send back any stores you may have on hand or coming up, as in any event the forces of General Hatch will remain in this vicinity.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOS. A SLADEN,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 6.

Near Pocotaligo, S. C., January 29, 1865.

Captain A.m. Van Dyke, assistant adjutant-general, is hereby announced as assistant adjutant-general at these headquarters, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

JOS. A. SLADEN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. AND ARMY OF THE TENN., Numbers 4.

Beaufort, S. C., January 29, 1865.

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IV. The steamer Savannah having, in accordance with orders, arrived at this post with several hundred recruits, &c., for the army under General Sherman, is ordered to proceed with same to Blair's landing, on the Pocotaligo River, where they will, under the direction of Captain Lomax, First Alabama Cavalry, in charge, be disembarked and turned over for distribution to their several commands. Captain Low, assistant quartermaster, will give the commander of the Savannah orders to this effect.

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By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 26.

Near Pocotaligo, S. C., January 29, 1865.

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IV. The Major-general commanding Fifteenth Corps, having expressed a desire to retain Major Max Woodhull, assistant adjutant-general, as his adjutant, so much of extract IX, Special Field Orders, Numbers 17, as relieves him from duty with the Fifteenth Corps and ordering him to report to the Major-general commanding Department and Army of the Tennessee, is hereby revoked.

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By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

JOS. A. SLADEN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.