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HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

April 9, 1865.

Major-General CANBY:

Colonel Bertram reports that he has had a flag over Fort Alexis since 12.30 this morning.

G. GRANGER,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

April 9, 1865.

Major-General GRANGER:

Be pleased to instruct Colonel Bertram without delay to respond promptly to any calls made on him for details for guard and other duty by the provost-marshal-general, who remain behind at this place for the present.

By order:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY IN THE FIELD, &C.,

April 9, 1865.

Major-General GRANGER,

Commanding Thirteenth Corps:

You will order Colonel Bertram to take charge of all prisoners and property taken in Fort Alexis and Spanish Fort. Have the remainder of your command ready for immediate march.

P. JOS. OSTERHAUS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

April 9, 1865 - 9 a. m.

Major-General CANBY:

I have just received the following dispatch from Signal Officer R-, dated 9th, 8.10 a. m.:

A rebel gun-boat is coming down from Blakely and going to Mobile crowded with troops.

G. GRANGER,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

April 9, 1865.

General CANBY:

Another rebel gun-boat coming from Blakely loaded with troops. The enemy has about a dozen row-boats, a sloop, a covered scow, one small propeller, &c.,near Fort Huger and Tracy.

GRANGER,

Major-General.