WASHINGTON, February 13, 1865.
Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS:
Horses will be forwarded as rapidly as possible to Louisville to supply your demand.
WM. REDWOOD PRICE,
LOUISVILLE, February 13, 1865.
Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS;
I sent a dispatch to General Halleck yesterday for the horses. Will communicate his answer as soon as received.
W. P. CHAMBLISS,
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, 38. Nashville, Tenn., February 13, 1865.
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XIX. By virtue of permission received from the honorable Secretary of War, the following-named officers and enlisted men, captors of rebel battle-flags at the battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864, and the battle before Nashville, December 15 and 16, 1864, will proceed with the trophies to Washington, D. C., where they will report to the honorable Secretary of War, turning over to him the flags now in their possession, after which they will as speedily as possible rejoin they various command in the field. The detachment will be in charge of First Lieutenant and Adjt. Thomas P. Gere, Fifth Regiment Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry, who will be accountable for their good conduct while en route. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation. First Lieut, and Adjt. Thomas P. Gere,* Fifth Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry; First Lieutenant Oliver Colwell,* Company G, Ninety-fifth Ohio Infantry; First Lieutenant Charles H. McCleary,* Company C, Seventy-second Ohio Infantry; First Lieutenant William T. Simmons,* Company C. Ellevent Missouri Infantry; Sergt. Alfred Ransbottom,* Company K, Ninety-seventh Ohio Infantry; Sergt. William Garrett,* Forty-first Ohio Infantry; Corpl. J. W. Parks,* Company F. Eleventh Missouri Infantry; Corpl. Luther Kaltenbach,* Company F. Twelfth Iowa Infantry; Corpl. G. W. Welch,* Company A, Eleventh Missouri Infantry; Corpl, Franklin Carr,* Company D, One hundred and twenty-fourth Ohio Infantry; Private Otis W. Smith,* Company G, Ninety-fifth Ohio Infantry; Private William May,* Company H, Thirty-second Iowa Infantry; Private Georgia Stokes.* Company C, One hundred and twenty-second Illinois Infantry; Private Andrew J. Sloan,* Company H, Twelfth Iowa Infantry; Private Wilbur F. Moore,* Company C, One hundred and seventeenth Illinois Infantry; Private Daniel I. Holcomb, Company A, Forty-first Ohio Infantry; Corpl. Harrison Collins,* First Tennessee Cavalry.
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By command of Major-General Thomas:
[HENRY M. CIST,]
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
* Awarded a Medal of Honor. See Vol. XLV, Part I, p. 645.