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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Pulaski, Tenn., March 30, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel R. W. SMITH,

Commanding Sixteenth Illinois Cavalry:

I have telegraphed already for you to come in as soon as you can collect your men. The general says you may leave twenty men and an officer, if you think it advisable, to pick up horses, but the general expresses doubt as to the probability. Your receipts for horses must be taken up here. One man may bring them all, bringing in evidence of loyalty of holders. You can give him a pass by the picket, but not by rail.

Very respectfully, yours,

E. T. WELLS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF KENTUCKY, Numbers 17.

Louisville, Ky., March 30, 1865.

Restrictions upon the circulation of the Chicago Times in this department are hereby removed.

By command of Major-General Palmer:

E. B. HARLAN,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF KENTUCKY, Numbers 18.

Louisville, Ky., March 30, 1865.

Major G. M. Bascom, temporarily assigned to duty by General Orders, Numbers 1, from these headquarters as assistant adjutant-general of this department, is hereby relieved, to date from March 8. The commanding general thanks him for his services.

By command of Major-General Palmer:

E. B. HARLAN,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF KENTUCKY, Numbers 19.

Louisville, Ky., March 30, 1865.

A clerical error having occurred in General Orders, Numbers 3., dated headquarters Department of the Ohio, Louisville, Ky., January 20, 1865, said order is republished, corrected, as follows: The new forts constructed and in progress, under the direction of Lieutenant Colonel J. H. Simpson, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, in Kentucky, will be known as follows:

Louisville.-Commencing at the extreme left and extending in the following order to the right of the line: Fort Elstner, after Lieutenant Colonel George R. Elstner, Fiftieth Ohio Infantry, killed in action near Utoy Creek, Ga., August 8, 1864; Fort Engle, after Captain Archibald H. Engle, aide-de-camp on the staff of Major-General Schofield, and captain, Thirteenth U. S. Infantry, killed in the battle of Resaca, Ga., May 14, 1864; Fort Saunders, after Captain E. D. Saunders, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, killed in action in front of Dallaw, Ga., June 2, 1864;