point on Friday morning the 17th instant. The Thirty-fifth Regiment Indiana Infantry will accompany the pontoon train; the rest of the guard, as directed, will accompany the Third Division train and artillery. These three trains will move as one in the following order, viz: First, the pontoon train; second, the artillery; third, the Third Division train. The road to be taken is the dirt road to Stevenson, Ala. At Woodville the road forks and the right-hand road is the best. The heavy part of the pontoon train will be taken on the railroad cars. Enough of the men to bridge small streams must be taken over the dirt road.
By order of Major-General Stanley:
J. S. FULLERTON,
Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.
(Copy sent to Captain Marshall and commanding officer Thirty-fifth Indiana.)
HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE,
THIRD DIVISION, FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 8.
Near Huntsville, March 15, 1865.
I. By virtue of seniority in rank, I hereby assume command of this brigade. All existing orders and regulations will remain in force until otherwise ordered.
II. On account of the absence of Surgeon Collins, Surg. H. B. Tuttle, Eighty-ninth Illinois Infantry Volunteers, is hereby announced as chief surgeon of this brigade until otherwise ordered. He will be respected and obeyed accordingly.
C. T. HOTCHKISS,
Colonel Eighty-ninth Illinois Infantry.
HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Gravelly Springs, Ala., March 15, 1865.
Bvt. Major General E. UPTON,
Commanding Fourth Division, Cavalry Corps:
GENERAL: Captain Carling reports the landing at Waterloo practicable for the embarkation of the troops. You will therefore march your division at once to that point and commence the crossing. One brigade may be sent to-night and one to-morrow, or both to-night, at your option.
By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:
E. B. BEAUMONT,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. DISTRICT OF THE ETOWAH, Numbers 32.
Chattanooga, Tenn., March 15, 1865.
I. Subject to the approval of the major-general commanding Department of the Cumberland, the following-named regiments are organized into a brigade to be known as the First Brigade, Second Separate Division, Army of the Cumberland: One hundred and forty-fifth Indiana Infantry Volunteers, Colonel W. A. Adams; One hundred and forty-seventh