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GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DISTRICT OF WEST FLORIDA, Numbers 29.

Barrancas, March 27, 1865.

Surg. Thomas Howley, Twenty-fifth U. S. Colored Infantry, the senior surgeon in this command, is hereby announced as surgeon in charge of the District of West Florida, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Brigadier-General Asboth:

FRANK ENO,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, WAR DEPT., ADJT., GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 149.

Washington, March 28, 1865.

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25. Major A. von Schrader, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, will report in person without delay to the commanding general Army of the Cumberland for assignment to duty.

26. Captain George W. Howard, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, will report in person without delay to the commanding general Army of the Cumberland for assignment to duty.

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35. Captain Edward J. Harrington, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, will report in person without delay to the commanding general Army of the Cumberland for assignment to duty with the Cavalry Corps of that command.

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By order or Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Nashville, Tenn., March 28, 1865.

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V. The One hundred and fifty-sixth Illinois Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel E. B. Messer commanding, will proceed without delay to Chattanooga, Tenn., and report to Major General James B. Steedman, commanding District of the Etowah, to whose command it is assigned. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

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By command of Major-General Thomas:

SOUTHARD HOFFMAN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., March 28, 1865.

Major General D. S. STANLEY,

Bull's Gap:

The Eighteenth Michigan cannot be transferred to your corps. General Doolittle will be ordered to report to you for assignment to duty.

SOUTHARD HOFFMAN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.