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undersigned hereby assumes command of the First Brigade, Second Division, Thirteenth Army Corps, with headquarters at Navy Cove, Ala.

HENRY BERTRAM,

Colonel Twentieth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRD Brigadier, SECOND DIV., THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 1.

Barrancas, Fla., March 5, 1865.

In pursuance of General Orders, Numbers 2, extract 1, headquarters Second Division, Thirteenth Army Corps, Barrancas, Fla., March 5, 1865, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Third Brigade, Second Division, Thirteenth Army Corps. The following-named officers are announced as staff officers of the brigade: First Lieutenant C. C. Morse, Thirty-seventh Illinois Infantry, acting assistant adjutant-general; First Lieutenant William H. H. Rike, Eighty-third Ohio Infantry, acting aide-de-camp; Second Lieutenant Archibald H. Adams, Thirty-fifth Wisconsin Infantry, acting assistant quartermaster.

F. W. MOORE,

Colonel Eighty-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Chalmette, La., March 5, 1865.

Captain H. A. McKELVEY,

Commanding Pioneer Corps:

CAPTAIN: The general commanding directs that you have your command in readiness, with their means of transportation, to proceed to Hickox Landing as early after daybreak this morning as possible, reporting to Colonel Marshall, commanding Third Brigade, for orders as soon as ready to move. You will draft your command five days' rations. You will embark with the Third Brigade at the landing under the orders of Colonel Marshall.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. H. F. RANDALL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Chalmette, La., March 5, 1865.

Colonel W. R. MARSHALL,

Commanding Third Brigade:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you proceed with the remainder of your command (not embarked) with their means of land transportation to Hickox Landing as early after daybreak this morning as possible. The pioneer corps is ordered to report to you, and will proceed with you to the landing, where transportation is awaiting you. Your command will draw five days' rations. As soon as embarked on board the transports you will draw five days' rations. As soon as embarked on board the transports you will proceed to Dauphin Island and report with your command to Major General G. Granger. You will take with you on the transports such of your land transportation and camp and garrison equipage as can be transported.

I have the honor, colonel, to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. H. F. RANDALL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.