War of the Rebellion: Serial 104 Page 0264 KY., S. W. VA., TENN., N. & C. GA., MISS., ALA., & W. FLA.

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New Orleans at once and instruct General T. Kilby Smith to send an officer to Pensacola to hurry up the shipment, if you have no objection.

P. J. OSTERHAUS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

BATTERY, April 7, 1865.

Captain EATON:

No transports passed last night. This morning a transport passed from Blakely to Mobile and blockade-runner from Mobile to Blakely. The heavy firing this morning is in the direction of Blakely. Along our line all is quiet, save an occasional shot from our battery.

HURD,

Sergeant.

SPECIAL HEADQUARTERS ARMY AND DIVISION FIELD ORDERS,

OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 27.

Near Spanish Fort, Ala., April 7, 1865.

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2. The detachment of the Fourth Tennessee Cavalry, which was ordered to Barrancas, Fla., through mistake, will at once be relieved from duty at that place and ordered to join its regiment via Fort Gaines and Starke's Landing, Ala. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

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5. The Sixty-first U. S. Colored Infantry, now at Barrancas, Fla., will at once be sent, via Fort Gaines and Starke's Landing, to join the division of colored infantry stationed near Blakely, Ala. The commanding general District of west Florida will give all possible dispatch to the execution of this order, and the quartermaster's detachment will furnish the necessary transportation.

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

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Spanish Fort, Ala., April 7, 1865.

Colonel H. BERTRAM,

Commanding Second Brigade, Second Division:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding desires that you push forward your approaches toward the enemy's works, in correct with Brigadier-General Benton, as rapidly as possible.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. W. EMERY,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR,

HDQRS. 3rd Brigadier, 2nd DIV., 13TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 33.

Before Blakely, Ala., April 7, 1865.

Regimental commanders will hold their respective regiments in readiness to move at a moments notice at any hour of the night. I case