5. In consequence of the withdrawal of the First Florida and Second Maine Regiments of Cavalry from the District of West Florida, the last regiment of cavalry belonging to Brigadier-General Lucas' brigade which arrives at that place from New Orleans will remain there until further orders, and will report accordingly to Brigadier General A. Asboth, commanding the district.
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9. Major George W. Durgin, Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry Volunteers, will upon the return from his leave of absence immediately report to Brigadier General J. Bailey for assignment to duty as acting assistant adjutant-general of the Engineer Brigade.
By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:
C. T. CHRISTENSEN,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS.] HDQRS. 1ST DIV., 13TH ARMY CORPS,
In the Field, March 19, 1865.
This division will move on the morning of the 20th instant on the Fort Morgan and Blakely road in the following order: The Second Brigade, Brigadier-General Dennis commanding, will move at 6 o'clock. The First Brigade, Brigadier-General Slack commanding, will follow close on General Dennis' command. The Third Brigade, Lieutenant-Colonel Kinsey commanding, will follow General Slack's brigade. The regimental and headquarter's trains in each brigade will be arranged in such manner as may be ordered by brigade commanders. The batteries will follow the Third Brigade, the Fourth Massachusetts preceding. The ammunition trains will follow after the batteries, and the supply trains after the ammunition trains, the ambulance train in the rear. Reveille will be sounded at 4 a. m.
By order of Brigadier General J. C. Veatch:
R. G. CURTIS,
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. DISTRICT OF SOUTH ALABAMA, Numbers 1.
Fort Gaines, Ala., March 19, 1865.
In obedience to General Field Orders, Numbers 7, headquarters Army and Division of West Mississippi, dated March 17, 1865, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the District of South Alabama. Captain J. H. Wetmore, Ninety-fifth Illinois Infantry, is announced as acting assistant adjutant-general. All reports will be promptly forwarded.
THOS. KILBY SMITH,
HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES
OPERATING FROM PENSACOLA BAY, Numbers 3.
Barrancas, Fla., March 19, 1865.
The following will be observed during the campaign upon which this command is about to enter:
1. The order of march and the time for starting will be habitually announced from these headquarters the evening previous.