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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Greenville, East Tenn., April 8, 1865.

Brevet Major-General KIMBALL,

Commanding First Division:

The general commanding directs that your order up the ninety-sixth Illinois from Russeville, leaving a detail of twenty-five men to occupy the post, under charge of a good officer. If a fort is not already built, direct the detachment to built one. Instruct the commanding officer of the detail to draw rations from the post commissary of subsistence at Rogersville Junction.

I am, your obedient servant,

WM. H. SINCLAIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, FIELD ORDERS,

MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 17.

Selma, Ala., April 8, 1865.

All officers and men paroled by the enemy are hereby declared exchanged and will be immediately returned to duty in accordance with arrangements entered into this day with Lieutenant-General Forrest, commanding Confederate forces.

By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 59.

Selma, Ala., April 8, 1865.

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III. The commanding officer of the Fourth U. S. Cavalry will destroy all surplus ordnance, ordnance stores or other property, camp and garrison equipage, and commissary stores that he can dispense with in active campaign. He will also order the surplus wagons destroyed.

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By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Selma, Ala., April 8, 1865.

Brigadier General E. M. McCOOK,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: Information has been received of the defeated of Croxton, near Birdsville. General Wilson directs that you send out a party to order the immediate return of the regiment sent out to communicate with him.

By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.