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to the exchange of prisoners, and also giving the organizations composing his command, as requested in your telegram on January 29. I would respectfully request that enough prisoners be sent to this point to effect the exchange as requested by General Roddey.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. S. GRANGER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

TULLAHOMA, February 14, 1865.

Colonel W. KRZYZANOWSKI,

Stevenson:

Order 125 men of the Twenty-ninth Michigan, properly officered, to report at this post by first train, for a ten days' scout. They will bring ammunition and will be lightly equipped. Send the same captain in command who was with Colonel Stauber in Franklin County.

By order of Major-General Milroy:

J O. CRAVENS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., February 14, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel D. W. WEAR,

Johnsonville:

The One hundred and seventy-third Ohio has been ordered from Columbia by rail to relieve your regiment and it will reach Johnsonville in two or three days.

B. H. POLK,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., February 14, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER 173rd OHIO VOLUNTEERS,

Columbia:

General Johnson has been directed to send your regiment by rail to Johnsonville. You can make your arrangements to obey the order when received.

By command of Major-General Rousseau:

B. H. POLK,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEFENSES NASHVILLE AND CHATTANOOGA R. R.,

Tullahoma, February 14, 1865.

Brigadier General W. D. WHIPPLE,

Asst. Adjt. General and Chief of Staff, Dept. of the Cumberland:

GENERAL: I have the honor to brig to your attention the almost absolute necessary of having more force at this post. There are now here for duty 319 enlisted men. Of this number three companies, H, F, and K, of the Forty-second Missouri Volunteer Infantry go out of service about the middle of March, and their average strength is 80 men, making 240 enlisted men, which will leave but 79 enlisted men for duty at this post. There are a great number of guerrillas and