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Cavalry the First Texas Cavalry, and the Second New York Cavalry to report for orders to the commanding general Department of the Gulf.

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By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby;

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 4.

New Orleans, La., January 4, 1865.

1. The following-named officers are hereby assigned to duty with Brigadier General J. W. Davidson, commanding District of Natchez: Captain B. F. Morey, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers; Captain C. H. Thompson, commissary of subsistence of volunteers; Lieutenant E. A. Denicke, Signal Corps, U. S. Army; Lieutenant T. D. Johnston, Third Iowa Cavalry.

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By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 5.

New Orleans, La., January 5, 1865.

1. Captain S. S. Rockwood, commissary of subsistence, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty with Major General F. Steele, and will report accordingly without delay.

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9. Bvt. Major C. S. McEntee, assistant quartermaster of volunteers, having reported at these headquarters in accordance with War Department Special Orders, Numbers 437, paragraph 57, series of 1864, is hereby assigned to duty with Major General F. Steele, commanding U. S. forces at Kennerville, La.

By order of Major General E. R. Canby:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF WEST FLORIDA, Numbers 1.

Barrancas, January 7, 1865.

The general commanding the district apprehending that the regulations and orders in relation to trade with insurrectionary territory may be misconstrued, published the following, to be observed by the officers of his command and all others interested until further notice:

1. The trade regulations and orders in regard thereto in no wise relax the laws of war in regard to intercourse with the enemy.

2. These regulations and the military orders for carrying the same into effect authorize no intercourse beyond the Union lines of occupation except in the manner and to the extent prescribed in General Orders, Numbers 80, from headquarters Military Division of West Mississippi, dated New Orleans, La., December 7, 1864.