War of the Rebellion: Serial 100 Page 0670 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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nated as the Second Separate Brigade; those in the District of Eastern South Carolina as the Third Separate Brigade, and those in the District of Western South Carolina as the Fourth Separate Brigade.

III. The troops in the District of Southern Georgia are designated as the Fifth Separate Brigade; those in the District of Savannah as the Sixth Separate Brigade, and those in the District of Northern Georgia as the Seventh Separate Brigade.

IV. The troops in the District of Florida are designated as the Eight Separate Brigade.

By command of Major General Q. A. Gillmore:

W. L. M. BURGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, June 28, 1865.

Major General W. T. SHERMAN, U. S. Army,

Saint Louis, Mo.:

By General Orders, Numbers 118, the President assigns you to command Military Division of the Mississippi, embracing Departments of the Ohio, Missouri, and Arkansas, headquarters Saint Louis. The order will be sent in a day or two. Acknowledge receipt.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, June 28, 1865.

Major General J. D. COX,

Raleigh, N. C.:

The order for you to report here is suspended during the absence of General Schofield, of which the Secretary was not aware when he sent you the order.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HILTON HEAD, June 28, 1865.

(Received 1. 40 p. m. July 1.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON;

I have just received the following dispatches from you: one of June 26, ordering arrest of L. B. Northrop; two of June 25 in relation to the Davis papers. The Davis and Beauregard papers were sent June 26 on the Arago, in charge of Lieutenant Pollock, Thirty-second U. S. Colored Troops.

Q. A. GILLMORE,

Major-General.

HILTON HEAD, June 28, 1865.

(Received 2. 45 p. m. July 1.)

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

Your dispatch June 27, directing all volunteer light batteries to be mustered out, is received. In obedience to Colonel Vincent's telegram