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HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Washington, D. C., May 28, 1865.

Major-General LOGAN,

Commanding Army of the Tennessee:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding has received a communicatin from Lieutenant-General Grant advising him of complaints received of the conduct of the officers and men of this command while in the city of Washington. He directs me to advise you of the fact and request you take measures to prevent a renewal of the same, as the men of this army are closely watched in the city.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. M. SAWYER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Major-General Slocum, commanding Army of Georgia.)

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 34.

Washington, D. C., May 28, 1865.

At his own request Lieutenant Colonel S. D. Nichols, Fourth Iowa Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty as acting assistant inspector-general, Fifteenth Army Corps, and will assume command of his regiment.

By order of Major General William B. Hazen:

H. N. WHEELER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Washington, D. C., May 28, 1865.

Major General H. W. SLOCUM, Commanding Army of Georgia:

GENERAL: It has been represented at these headquarters that there are many escaped prisoners of the Forty-fourth U. S. Colored Troops, captured at Dalton, Ga., October 13, 1864, serving in this army in the capacity of teamsters, officers' servants, &c. If there are any such serving in your army you will please cause them to be forwarded to their regiment at Chattanooga, Tenn.

By order of Major-General Sherman:

R. M. SAWYER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RALEIGH, N. C., May 28, 1865.

(Received 5 p. m., 29th.)

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

General Kilpatrick's troops have not been paid for nine months, and the families of the officers and men are suffering for the necessaries of life. Cannot a paymaster be sent to pay them at once?

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Camp near Washington, D. C., May 28, 1865.

Major-General SCHOFIELD,

Commanding Department of North Carolina, Raleigh:

DEAR SCHOFIELD: Colonel Wherry has waited for me some days till I could find leisure to write you fully, but even now I feel pressed and