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CHATTANOOGA, February 10, 1865-10.15 p. m.

Brigadier-General WHIPPLE,

Chief of Staff:

The guerrillas and squads of the enemy's cavalry are becoming very annoying. Is there a prospect of a brigade of cavalry being sent here?

Respectfully,

JAS. B. STEEDMAN,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE, Numbers 36.

Nashville, Tenn., February 10, 1865.

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III. The One hundred and seventy-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry is relieved form duty at the post of Nashville, and will proceed by rail to Columbia and relieve the Forty-eighth Missouri Volunteer Infantry, which, when relieved, will obey such orders as may have been given it by the major-general commanding the department. On the arrival of the One hundred and seventy-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Columbia, the commanding officer will report by telegraph to Brigadier General R. W. Johnson, at Pulaski.

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By command of Major-General Rousseau:

B. H. POLK,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

LOUISVILLE, February 10, 1865.

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS:

Your telegram of yesterday received. Major Chambliss is absent at present in Ohio. I have telegraphed him about the horses. It will be necessary for you to issue an order to General Burbridge directing him to turn over to me the Eleventh Michigan, Twelfth Ohio, and the Eleventh and Twelfth Kentucky Regiments of Cavalry, and to have them concentrated at such point as you may think proper or as I may designate. Please do not forget my application in regard to East Tennessee. I will telegraph you as soon as I can hear form Chamliss.

GEORGE STONEMAN,

Major-General.

PITTSBURGH, PA., February 10, 1865. (Received 3.45 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

The breaks in railroad connection here will prevent me form reaching Springfield before Monday and Louisville before Friday next.

JOHN M. PALMER,

Major-General.

LEXINGTON, KY., February 10, 1865.

Honorable B. F. WADE,

U. S. Senate, Washington, D. C.:

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