LEXINGTON, February 26, 1865.
Major G. M. BASCOM,
Guerrilla squads have appeared in Owen and Carroll Counties. Have strengthened my recruiting parties in that direction. A band crossed the pike near Georgetown on Saturday and robbed mail carrier. Three night attacks are reported at New Haven on detachment of Sixth U. S. Colored Cavalry. Have sent Colonel Armstrong, with another company, to that place with orders to drive out the guerrillas, occupy Bloomfield, and recruit. Have armed 200 closed recruits at this place.
JAS. S. BRISBIN,
Brevet Brigadier-General, &c.
GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS SECOND BRIGADE, THIRD DIVISION, RESERVE CORPS, No. 2. Mobile Point, Ala., February 26, 1865
I. The following named officers having been assigned to duty at these headquarters are hereby announced as the staff of the colonel commanding: First Lieutenant Charles H. Sheldon, Seventh Vermont Veteran Volunteers, acting assistant adjutant-general; First Lieutenant R. R. Kirkpatrick, Twenty-ninth Iowa Volunteers, acting assistant quartermaster; Second Lieutenant A. W. Paul, Ninety-first Illinois Volunteers, acting assistant inspector-general and ordnance officer.
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By order of H. M. Day, colonel, commanding brigade:
CHARLES H. SHELDON,
First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS SECOND BRIGADE, No. 6. FIRST DIV., THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Dauphin Island, Ala., February26, 1865.
In obedience to orders from headquarters District of West Florida and South Alabama, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Second Brigade, First Division, Thirteenth Army Corps.
E. S. DENNIS,
SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. U. S. FORCES AT MOBILE POINT, No. 6. Fort Morgan, Ala., February 26, 1865.
1. Lieutenant Colonel H. A. Starr, Twentieth Wisconsin Infantry, is hereby charged with the entire superintendence of the construction of the railroad upon Mobile Point. He will prosecute the work with the utmost diligence, and will apply to these headquarters for all necessary details.
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By order of Brigadier General W. P. Benton:
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.