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NASHVILLE, TENN., March 9, 1865.

Brigadier General E. M. McCOOK,

Louisville, Ky.:

Join your command at Eastport via Paducah, not Nashville.

W. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., March 9, 1865.

Major General J. B. STEEDMAN,

Chattanooga:

Officers and men of the Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Seventeenth, and Twentieth Army Corps, on duty in your district, by orders department headquarters, will accompany General Cruft's command, which will start as soon as we ascertain where it is to go.

W. D. WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General.

COLUMBIA, March 9, 1865.

Major S. HOFFMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

What day can the Forty-seventh Missouri Volunteers be relived? They are becoming really very impatient, as their time has already expired and it will require several days to have them relieved and get ready to move when the order comes.

DAN. McCOY,

Lieutenant-Colonel 175th Ohio, Commanding Post.

NASHVILLE, TENN., March 9, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel DAN. McCOY,

Columbia, Tenn.:

The One hundred and forty-eighth Indiana starts to-morrow morning to relieve the Forty-seventh Missouri. They have been delayed on account of the rain; it will take them two days to march.

SOUTHARD HOFFMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

KNOXVILLE, March 9, 1865.

General WHIPPLE,

Brigadier-General and Assistant Adjutant-General:

I arrived yesterday and assumed command to-day. The Eleventh and Twelfth Kentucky Cavalry have arrived in good condition. I would like to get control of the Tennessee cavalry as soon as practicable, in order to fit it for the field. The communications are all opened, bridge uninjured, and water fallen fifteen feet. Please tell Major Keogh to push on the cavalry as fast as possible without injury to the horses.

GEO. STONEMAN,

Major-General.