War of the Rebellion: Serial 104 Page 0254 KY., S. W. VA., TENN., N. & C. GA., MISS., ALA., & W. FLA.

Search Civil War Official Records

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 96.

New Orleans, La., April 6, 1865.

* * * * * * *

4. Captain James W. Davis is hereby relieved from duty with Brigadier-General Dennis, commanding Second Brigade, First Division, Thirteenth Army Corps, and will report to the chief commissary, Department of the Mississippi, for assignment to duty.

* * * * * * *

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

C. H. DYER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

April 6, 1865.

Brigadier General J. BAILEY:

All the cavalry detachments will report to General Knipe until further orders.

By order:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Spanish Fort, Ala., April 6, 1865.

Acting Rear-Admiral THATCHER,

Commanding West Gulf Blockading Squadron:

SIR: I have the honor to request that the signal corps may be furnished with one of your small launches, with a boat's crew, for the purpose of establishing during the daytime a signal station as far up the Apalachee River as is prudent, for the purpose of noting the effect of our fire and other objects if interest.

Very respectfully, I am, sir, your obedient servant,

C. GRANGER,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Spanish Fort, Ala., April 6, 1865.

Brigadier General W. P. BENTON,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs me to say that Colonel Bertram's (First Brigade, Second Division) parallel will be pushed forward to-night about sixty yards. You will send your engineer to confer with Lieutenant-Colonel Laughlin, Ninety-fourth Illinois Volunteers, who was charge of Colonel Bertram's advance, to make sure that the movements coincide, and advance your . Line accordingly.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. W. EMERY,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.