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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH, Numbers 149.

Hilton Head, S. C., June 8, 1865.

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II. Bvt. Brigadier General H. D. Washburn, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby directed to assume command of the District of Southern Georgia, Department of the South, and will enter upon the discharge of such duties without delay.

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By command of Major General Q. A. Gillmore:

W. L. M. BURGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 291.

Washington, June 9, 1865.

1. Leave of asence is hereby granted the following officers: Major General H. W. Slocum, U. S. Volunteers, for twenty days; Major General J. A. Mower, U. S. Volunteers, for thirty days.

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112. By direction of the President the following-named officers are hereby assigned to duty assording to their brevet rank: Bvt. Brig General Stewart L. Woodford, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Brigadier General E. F. Winslow, U. S. Volunteers.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FORUTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Fort Bunker Hill, D. C., June 9, 1865.

Colonel J. W. BISHOP,

Commanding First Brigade:

COLONEL: General Baird didrects me to inform you that he expects to be absent for a few days from the division, and will rejoin it on the way to Louisville. General Gleason will assume command of the division this evening.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN W. ACHESON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF WILMINGTON, Numbers 71.

Wilmington, N. C., June, 1865.

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II. Bvt. Brigadier General J. C. Abbott, having been ordered by the department commander to Goldsborough with his brigade, is hereby relieved from the command of the post of Wilmington, and will turn over his papers, records, and instructions to Colonel Goff, his successor.

III. Colonel N. Goff, commanding Third Brigade, Third Division, tenth Corps, is hereby assigned to the command of the post of Wilmington,

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