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commanded by Colonel T. J. Morgan, Fourteenth Regiment, and that all applications for details from them will be made through these headquarters. The Sixteenth U. S. Colored Infantry has been ordered to discontinue details for duty on barracks, and can furnish their available strength for detail for work on fortifications.

I am, colonel, respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. B. MOE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, March 8, 1865.

Colonel A. A. SMITH,

Clarksville:

Relieve the portion of Fifteenth Colored Regiment from duty on Edgefield and Kentucky Railroad as far as Bowling Green Junction.

W. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

NASHVILLE, March 8, 1865.

Colonel YORK,

Springfield:

Colonel Smith has been ordered to relieve that portion of your regiment guarding railroad from Clarksville to Bowling Green Junction. When relieved you can strengthen the guard on the portion of the road this side the Junction.

W. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

CITY POINT, VA., March 8, 1865-10.30 a.m.

Major General J. M. PALMER,

Commanding Kentucky, Louisville, Ky.:

Information from Richmond indicates that a naval party have gone to the Ohio River for some mischievous purpose. Look out for them, and if caught in disguise hang them up as fast as caught.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF KENTUCKY, No. 11. Louisville, Ky., March 8, 1865.

I. Major G. M. Bascom, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty at these headquarters, and will report to Major General George Stoneman for duty.

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By command of Major-General Palmer:

J. P. WATSON,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.