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other commands will be answered in course of the day. On the 5th the commanding officer at Jackson was instructed to send Governor Clark here, in order that we might forward him to Fort Pulaski, according to instruction from the War Department. The steamer leaves to- morrow morning, and their has been ample time to have the prisoner forwarded. Please ascertain who is responsible for his dilatoriness.

By order:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant- Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF,

New Orleans, La., June 9, 1865.

Major G en. P. J. OSTERHAUS:

Please let the troops within your command remain in their present positions until General Canby has seen you. Those belonging to other commands will, until otherwise directed, report to and receive orders from you only. General Smith has been so advised. For the formation of sub- districts you are authorized to act as you think best.

By order:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF MISSOURI,

Jackson, Miss., June 9, 1865.

Brigadier General M. L. SMITH,

Commanding District of Vicksburg:

GENERAL: The major- general commanding directs that the Second Battalion, Fifth U. S. Colored Heavy Artillery, Major Hissong commanding, be ordered to report immediately to the commanding general post of Jackson. The battalion will be provided with necessary transportation and equipage, including shelter- tents.

I am, general, very respectfully, Your obedient servant,

J. WARREN MILLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI,

Jackson, Miss., June 9, 1865.

Brigadier General M. L. SMITH,

Commanding District of Vicksburg:

GENERAL: I am instructed by the commanding general to inform You that First Lieutenant T. C. Hulaniski, commanding Company L, Second Illinois Light Artillery, has been ordered to report with his battery to You for duty, and that the men of that command now on detached service at these headquarters will be returned as soon as they can be relieved by another detail from the cavalry.

I am, general, very respectfully, Your obedient servant,

J. WARREN MILLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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