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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

New Market, East Tenn., March 20, 1865.

Brevet Major-General KIMBALL,

Commanding First Division, Strawberry Plains:

Owing to the crowded condition of the railroad, all of the transportation of your division will be unloaded at Knoxville. From there take the dirt road for Strawberry Plains. Send an officer to Knoxville to see to unloading and forwarding it. Send to-morrow.

By order of Major-General Stanley:

J. S. FULLERTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRD DIV., 4TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 42.

New Market, East Tenn., March 20, 1865.

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III. The Thirteenth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (Colonel Lyon), assigned to this division by Special Orders, Numbers 61, paragraph 23, headquarters Department of the Cumberland, is hereby assigned to the Third Brigade, and will report at once to Brigadier-General Beatty.

By order of Major-General Wood:

M. P. BESTOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Chickasaw, Ala., March 20, 1865.

Brigadier-General WHIPPLE,

Chief of Staff, Dept. of the Cumberland, Nashville, Tenn.:

We are delayed starting from this place by forage having failed to arrive. The country for eighty miles south of this is entirely denuded of forage.

J. H. WILSON,

Brevet Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

MILITARY DIVISION OF MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 26.

Chickasaw, Ala., March 20, 1865.

I. General Orders, Numbers 8,* December 14, 1864, from these headquarters, is hereby revoked.

II. The following-named officers will constitute the staff of the brevet major-general commanding, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly: Major E. B. Beaumont, U. S. Volunteers; assistant adjutant-general; Major F. Salter, surgeon, U. S. Volunteers, medical director; Major M. H. Williams, Tenth Missouri Cavalry, acting assistant inspector-general; Captain L. T. Griffin, Fourth Michigan Cavalry, acting assistant adjutant-general; Captain E. B. Carling, U. S. Army, chief quartermaster; Captain W. W. Barker, U. S. Volunteers, chief commissary of subsistence; Captain L. M. Hosea, Sixteenth U. S. Infantry, commissary of musters; Captain J. P. W. Neill, Eighteenth

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*See Vol. XLV, Part II, p. 189.

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