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GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS SECOND BRIGADE, THIRD DIVISION, RESERVE CORPS, No. 1. Mobile Point, Ala., February 25, 1865.

I. In obedience to Special Orders, No. 4, extract 4, current series, from headquarters U. S. forces, Mobile Point, Ala., the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Second Brigade, Third Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division of West Mississippi.

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HENRY M. DAY,

Colonel Ninety-first Illinois Infantry Volunteers, Commanding Brigade.

GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES, No. 1. Dauphin Island, Ala., February 25, 1865.

In obedience to Special Orders, No. 36, from headquarters District of West Florida and South Alabama, the undersigned this day assumes command of the U. S. forces on Dauphin Island. All existing orders will remain in force. The following officers of the staff are announced: Captain E. P. Taylor, Second Arkansas Volunteers, acting chief quartermaster; Captain Joseph Rankin, Twenty-seventh Wisconsin Volunteers, acting assistant inspector-general; Captain James T. Reed, Twenty-fifth Indiana Volunteers, aide-de-camp. Captain W. E. Kuhn, assistant adjutant-general, will remain on duty temporarily as assistant adjutant-general.

JAMES C. VEATCH,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. U. S. FORCES AT MOBILE POINT, No. 5. Fort Morgan, Ala., February 25, 1865.

I. Colonel D. P. Grier, Seventy-seventh Illinois Volunteer Infantry, is hereby directed to assume command at once of the First Brigade, Third Division, Reserve Corps, as announced in Special Orders, No. 43, extract 3, headquarters Military Division of West Mississippi. He will establish brigade headquarters without delay.

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By order of Brigadier General W. P. Benton:

FRANK ADAMS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DISTRICT OF WEST FLORIDA, AND SOUTH ALABAMA, No. 38. Fort Gaines, February 25, 1865.

I. The commanding officer U. S. forces at Dauphin Island will have the Nineteenth Iowa Volunteers sent as soon as possible to Navy Cove, Ala., to report to the commanding officer First Brigade, Second Division, Thirteenth Army Corps.

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By order of Major-General Granger:

F. W. EMERY,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.