Major-General Sheridan. To enable me to do this I shall at least 1,000 horses. I wish you to telegraph to General Halleck to furnish that number of horses to General Stoneman immediately.
GEO. H. THOMAS,
WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, 70. Washington, February 12, 1865.
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Major General George H. Thomas, commanding Department of the Cumberland, will designate a general officer from his command to relieve Brigadier-General Meredith, U. S. Volunteers, in the command of the District of Western Kentucky, Paducah, Ky. General Meredith on being relieved will at once repair to Indianapolis, Ind., and report by letter to the Adjutant-General of the Army for orders.
By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, 37. Nashville, Tenn., February 12, 1865.
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V. Major John Mendenhall, Fourth U. S. Artillery, is hereby relieved from duty as inspector of artillery, Department of the Cumberland, and assigned to the command of the Light Artillery Reserve, Chattanooga, Tenn.
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By command of Major-General Thomas:
[HENRY M. CIST,]
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
CHIEF QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, CAVALRY CORPS,
February 12, 1865.
Major E. B. BEAUMONT,
Asst. Adjt. General, Cavalry Corps, Gravelly Springs, Ala.:
MAJOR: I have the honor to inform you that the remainder of Brevet Major-General Upron's division has arrived. It is ordered to disembark at Waterloo, except such boats as are light enough, which are ordered to proceed to Carroll's Landing. Colonel Winslow, commanding, informs me that, in obedience to orders from the brevet major-general commanding, he returned in his transportation, except five wagons, to a regiment at Louisville. No transportation as good as his can be had for him here.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
E. B. CARLING,
Captain and Chief Quartermaster.
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF THE ETOWAH,
Chattanooga, February 12, 1865.
Brigadier General CHARLES CRUFT,
Commanding Provisional Div., Army of the Cumberland, Chattanooga:
GENERAL: The general commanding district directs that you relieve the Fifteenth Wisconsin Volunteers, on duty an block-houses at White