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HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

March 30, 1865.

Major-General GRANGER,

Commanding Thirteenth Army Corps:

General Smith has been directed to open his 30-pounder batteries as soon as he gets them completed, in about two hours.

E. R. S. CANBY,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Near Spanish Fort, March 30, 1865.

Major General GORDON GRANGER,

Commanding Thirteenth Army Corps:

The major-general commanding desires that you relieve the regiment belonging to General Veatch's division now on picket duty, and order it to join its division, encamped near General Garrard's division.

Very respectfully,

ALFRED FREDBERG,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

March 30, 1865.

Major-General CANBY:

The following has just been received:

Major-General GRANGER,

Commanding Thirteenth Army Corps:

I am informed by the flag-ship that we have had a fight at Pollard, capturing a brigadier-general and 100 men. There are three schooners and thirteen transports at the city this morning, including one called C. W. D. That rebel iron-clad is still in the channel.

C. T. MCDUNKLE.

G. GRANGER,

Commanding Thirteenth Army Corps.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

March 30, 1865.

Major-General GRANGER:

On the 25th General Lucas met and defeated Clanton's brigade between Canoe Station and the Escambia, capturing General Clanton, 18 officers, and 101 enlisted men and many animals. Lieutenant-Colonel Spurling struck the railroad four miles above Evergreen, capturing 2 trains and 125 prisoners. Steele was at Montgomery Hill last night, and Veatch must meet him with supplies to-morrow at Holyoke or some point beyond. Please send all your spare wagons at once down to Starke's Landing to report to Bailey, for the purpose of bringing up Steele's supplies.

E. R. S. CANBY,

Major-General, Commanding.