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HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Eastport, Miss., February 6, 1865.

Brigadier General J. McARTHUR, Commanding First Division:

The major-general commanding directs me to say that he desires that everything be in readiness to leave this port at 6 p. m. this day; the First Division in advance, the Third following, and lastly the Artillery Brigade. The signal for getting up steam will be one long whistle. After an interval of half an hour a second whistle will be blown, at which signal the boats will all swing out in to the stream, proceed down the river in such order in each division as may be designated by the division commander.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copies to Colonel J. B. Moore, commanding Third Division, and Captain J. W. Lowell, commanding Artillery Brigade.)

HEADQUARTERS DETACHMENT ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Eastport, Miss., February 6, 1865.

Brigadier General J. Mc ARTHUR, Commanding First Division:

The major-general commanding directs that the transports will move out to-morrow morning, February 7, at 6 o'clock precisely. The signal for getting up steam will be given half an hour before the time of starting.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Colonel J. B. Moore, commanding Third Division, and Captain J. W. Lowell, commanding Artillery Brigade.)

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, DETACHMENT ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 32.

Eastport, Miss., February 6, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel S. P. Jennison, Tenth Minnesota Infantry Volunteers, having returned from leave of absence and reported for duty, being the senior officer present in the brigade, is hereby assigned to the command of the First Brigade, First Division, Detachment Army of the Tennessee, and will relieve Lieutenant Colonel C. G. Eaton, Seventy-second Ohio Infantry Volunteers, now commanding.

By command of Brigadier General J. McArthur:

W. H. F. RANDALL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Gravelly Springs, Ala., February 6, 1865.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL U. S. ARMY,

Washington, D. C.:

SIR: I have the honor to request that Brevet Major-General Upton, commanding Fourth Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, be assigned to duty with his brevet rank.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.