HEADQUARTERS ARMY AND DIVISION
OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 7.
March 17, 1865.
During the present operations, or until further orders, the Districts of South Alabama and West Florida will be distinct, and the commanders of each will report direct to the major-general commanding. The records of the District of South Alabama and West Florida will be retained at the headquarters of the District of South Alabama. Brigadier General T. Kilby Smith is assigned to the command of the district of South Alabama, and will relieve Major General Gordon Granger when the corps of the latter marches.
By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:
C. T. CHRISTENSEN,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Fort Gaines, Ala., March 17, 1865.
Commanding First Division:
GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you move your command as soon as the quartermaster's department can furnish you transportation across the bay to Navy Cove. The command will move by brigades, right in front. No land transportation except such as is allowed to division and brigade headquarters and to regiments will be taken until further orders.
Respectfully, your obedient servant,
F. W. EMERY,
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. FIRST Brigadier, FIRST DIV.,
THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 9.
Dauphin Island, March 17, 1865.
The troops of this command will embark immediately on board transports in the following order: Forty-seventh Indiana Veteran Volunteers on board the steamer Mustang; Twenty-first Iowa Volunteers on board the steamer Brown; Ninety-ninth Illinois Volunteers on board the steamer Groesbeck; Twenty-ninth Wisconsin Volunteers on board the steamer Groesbeck.
By order of Brigadier General James R. Slack:
M. D. MASSIE,
Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. 1ST Brigadier, 2nd DIV., 13TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 12.
In the Field, March 17, 1865.
The troops of this command will move to-morrow morning, the 18th instant, at 5.30 a. m. precisely. The following will be the order of march, viz: Special scouts; pioneer corps; Twentieth Wisconsin Infantry, advance guard; Nineteenth Iowa Volunteers; Battery F, First