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shipment of supplies required at this point and at other points in this neighborhood. I am instructed to request that you will be pleased to issue orders accordingly to the respective staff departments,and furnish any other facilities that may be necessary for this purpose.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, No. 67. New Orleans, March 11, 1865.

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10. In obedience to instructions from headquarters Military Division of West Mississippi, Brigadier General Joseph Bailey will at once report in person to Major-General Canby, commanding Military Division of West Mississippi, at Fort Gaines, Ala. He will be relieved from his present command by Brigadier General E. J. Davis, U. S. Volunteers.

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By command of Major-General Hurlbut:

J. C. STONE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Fort Gaines, Ala., March 11, 1865.

Major General A. J. SMITH,

Commanding Sixteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding desires that you proceed to this point by the earliest opportunity, leaving a general officer behind to superintend the embarkation of the balance of your troops.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

New Orleans, La., March 11, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER TWENTY-SIXTH INDIANA INFANTRY:

The major-general commanding directs that you move with your command, with five days' rations and camp and garrison equipage and transportation, to the crossing of Canal street and the canal to-morrow morning, and there await notice that transportation is furnished by Captain Heaton, assistant quartermaster, and will embark as rapidly as possible.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.