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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION,

THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 7. Dannelly's Mills, Ala., March 25, 1865.

This command will be held in readiness to move as soon as the Sixteenth Army Corps leaves camp. The men will carry four days' rations and fifty rounds of ammunition upon their persons. Each ambulance and wagon will carry five days' forage for its teams. The command will move as follows: Pioneer corps, Second Brigade, Twenty-first New York Battery, First Brigade, Twenty-sixth New York Battery, Third Brigade. Trains in order of troops. The commanding officer of the Third Brigade will detail a regiment as rear guard.

By order of Brigadier General W. P. Benton:

JOHN D. ROUSE,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Deer Park, Ala., March 25, 1865.

Major General A. J. SMITH,

Commanding Sixteenth Army Corps:

SIR: The major-general commanding the army directs me to request you to order the commanding officer of the regiment left at Dannelly's Mills to proceed with the transportation, which is expected by the steamer Lockwood, as soon as it is landed, to join your corps, but follow the route taken by Colonel Bertram's brigade (Thirteenth Army Corps). A messenger will leave here in half an hour for Dannelly's Mills. Please have the order made out and sent to these headquarters for transmission.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. JOS. OSTERHAUS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Ala., March 25, 1865.

Brigadier General J. MCARTHUR,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that this command move forward to-morrow morning in the following order: First, Second Division, at 6 a. m.; second, Third Division, at 6.30 a. m.; third, First Division, at 7 a. m.

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Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Brigadier General K. Garrard, commanding Second Division; Brigadier General E. A. Carr, commanding Third Division.)

FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. FIRST DIV., 16TH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, near Fish River, Ala., Numbers 8. March 25, 1856.

The troops of this command will march in the following order, starting at 8 this a. m.: First, Second Brigade; second, headquarters divis-