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which you send can hear nothing at Whitesburg of this rebel cavalry he will to-morrow return to Huntsville. Colonel Lyton will send guides. By order of Major-General Stanley:

J. S. FULLERTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. 3rd Brigadier, 3rd DIV., 4TH ARMY CORPS,

The nineteenth Ohio, Seventh-ninth and Eighty sixth Indiana Regiments will at once be put in readiness for a three days' march. Rations will be issued by the brigade commissary to make up three days' full rations this evening. Two men who are unable for duty will be left from each company to guard the quarters. Forty rounds of ammunition per man must be taken. The commanding officers of the Nineteenth Ohio and Seventy-ninth Indiana will report at once to Colonel Dick Eight-sixth Indiana, for orders. Colonel Dick will assume command of the expedition.

By command of Colonel Fred. Knefled:

GEORGE G. EARL,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, February 17, 1865-12 m.

Major General J. H. WILSON,

Gravelly Springs:

Colonel Parkhurst will be sent to Eastport to arrange for an exchange of prisoners with Forrest.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General, &c.

NASHVILLE, TENN., February 17, 1865.

Major General J. H. WILSON,

Gravelly Springs:

The following telegram just received.* You can send a copy to General Forrest.

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General, &c.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Gravelly Springs, Ala., February 17, 1865.

Major WILLIAM P. CHAMBLISS,

Special Inspector of Cavalry, Louisiana, Ky.:

The horses sent for the Fourth Division were taken by General Knipe for Seventh Division at Paducah. Send others to replace them as soon as possible.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

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* See Grant to Thomas, 11.30 p. m. 16th, p. 725.

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