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CITY POINT, VA., February 9, 1865.

Brigadier General B. H. GRIERSON,

Philadelphia:

Proceed at once to Washington, where you will see General Grant and receive orders.

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

PADUCAH, February 9, 1865.

Major CHAMBLISS,

Inspector of Cavalry:

How many horses can you furnish to Major-General Stoneman immediately? I would like him to get a many as can possibly be given him, and you will, of course, be compelled to stop all issues of horses to Major-General Wilson to do this. Answer to Nashville as soon as possible. I shall be there to-morrow.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General.

LOUISVILLE, February 9, 1865.

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS:

Two hundred and thirteen horses were issued to General Upton's quartermaster yesterday. Have here to-day 300. Expecting more in a few days.

W. P. CHAMBLISS,

Major, &c.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 25.

Gravelly Springs, Ala., February 9, 1865.

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III. The First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry is hereby transferred from the Second Cavalry Division to the Fourth Cavalry Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi. The commanding officer of the First Ohio Cavalry will report in person to Brevet Major-General Upton, commanding Fourth Division, Cavalry Corps, for orders.

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By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Gravelly Springs, Ala., February 9, 1865.

Colonel STEWART,

Commanding Fifth Division, Cavalry Corps:

COLONEL: General Wilson desires that you will keep him constantly advised as to the movements of the enemy, and send out scouts to gain the necessary information. Report the condition of the roads and their bearings upon your isolated position. Might invite an attempt to