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NASHVILLE, February 5, 1865.

Major-General STANLEY:

Will submit your request about Fifteenth Pennsylvania to General Thomas.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General.

NASHVILLE, February 5, 1865-4.05 p. m.

Major-General STANLEY:

Dispatch received. Division will commence returning to Huntsville to-morrow morning.

T. J. WOOD,

Brigadier-General.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. THIRD DIV., FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Nashville, Tenn., February 5, 1865.

The troops of this command will commence embarking for their return by railroad to Huntsville to-morrow morning in the following order: First, Third Brigade; second, Second Brigade; third, First Brigade. On arriving in Huntsville, Brigadier-General Beatty will report to Major-General Stanley, and unless otherwise ordered will encamp the troops in the same camp previously occupied. The Third Brigade must be at the Chattanooga depot by 8 o'clock and commence embarking at once; the Second Brigade must be there by 11 o'clock, and the First Brigade must be there at 2 p. m. These hours to be observed unless otherwise ordered. Wagons will be furnished but he post [sic] to carry in the baggage.

By command of Brigadier-General Wood:

M. P. BESTOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FIELD ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, DETACHMENT ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 2.

Eastport, Miss., February 5, 1865.

This command will embark as fast as possible on the following-named transports now at the landing at Eastport, Miss., and in the following order: First, First Brigade and twenty-five wagons of supply train, on steamer city of Memphis; second, three regiments of Second Brigade, thirty wagons of supply train, and headquarters Second Brigade, twenty-five wagons Atlantic; fourth, Third Brigade, on steamer Magenta. The transport carrying the headquarters of the division will be made known to the command before the fleet sails.

By command of Brigadier General J. McArthur:

W. H. F. RANDALL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Eastport, Miss., February 5, 1865.

Bvt. Major General J. H. WILSON,

Commanding Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi:

GENERAL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of yesterday relative to the Seventh Division Cavalry being