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rying out verbal instructions received from Major-General Grierson, commanding Cavalry Corps, Military Division of West Mississippi.

By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

C. H. DYER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL HEADQUARTERS ARMY AND DIVISION FIELD ORDERS,

OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Numbers 17. Dannelly's Mills, Fish River, Ala., March 24, 1865.

1. Brigadier General J. Bailey, Commanding Engineer brigade, will proceed with his entire command and bridge equipage (except wagons) to Point Zeb, on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, under guard of the same convoys which accompany the supply and ammunition transports now under orders for that point. The stevedores recently employed by Captain Shipley at Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan have been ordered to report to General Bailey, and will accompany him. The chief quartermaster of the division will furnish the necessary transportation with the least possible delay.

2. Brigadier General T. Kiliby Smith, commanding District of South Alabama, will order the stevedores recently employed by Captain Shipley at Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan to report without delay to Brigadier-General Bailey, commanding Engineer Brigade.

By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Dannelly's Mills, March 24, 1865.

Major General GORDON GRANGER,

Commanding Thirteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The steamer Tamaulipas has just arrived with commissary stores, and the major-general commanding desires that you instruct your chief commissary to supply himself at once to the end of the month. Four day's rations will be carried on the persons of the men, the balance in the supply train. You are also directed to turn over to Major General A. J. Smith fifty wagons with as little delay as possible.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ALFRED FREDBERG,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Dannelly's Mills, March 24, 1865.

Brigadier General W. P. BENTON,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs me to say that he desires that the First Brigade, Second Division (detached), report to these headquarters until further orders.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. W. EMERY,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy to Colonel Henry Bertram, commanding First Brigade, Second Division, Thirteenth Army Corps.)