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of June 13 one light battery is now on its way to Washington, and another is under orders to go there, leaving but one light battery in the department, which I have to-day ordered to be mustered out. it would be well to send one battery of regulars.

Q. A. GILLMORE,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 341.

Washington, June 29, 1865.

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2. Bvt. Brigadier General Isaac R. Sherwood, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty in the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, and will report without unnecessary delay to Brevet Major-General Saxton, assistant commissioner for South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, at Beaufort, S. C.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

Washington, D. C., June 29, 1865.

Major-General SHERMAN, Lancaster, Ohio:

You go to Saint Louis to command the Military Division of the Missouri [Mississippi]. The order is out.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, June 29, 1865.

Major-General COX, City Point, Va.:

Please remain at City Point for instructions.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

LANCASTER, OHIO, June 30, 1865.

Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT, Washington, D. C.:

My assignment to Saint Louis is perfectly satisfactory. I go to Cincinnati to-day, and will go to Louisville and it may be to Saint Louis before I come back.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.

LANCASTER, OHIO, June 30, 1865.

General E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.:

Dispatches received. Assignment to Saint Louis perfectly satisfactory.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.