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HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, April 11, 1865.

Colonel H. BERTRAM,

Commanding Spanish Fort:

The order directing you to join General C. C. Andrews' divisions is hereby suspended, and you will remain in your present position until further orders.

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

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Near Blakely, Ala., April 11, 1865.

Brigadier General WILLIAM P. BENTON,

Commanding Third Division, Thirteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you have the First Brigade of your division march without delay to Spanish Fort with all camp and garrison equipage and stores. Captain Williamson, of the general's staff, will show the brigade to its new position.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. W. EMERY,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, April 11, 1865.

Major General A. J. SMITH,

Commanding Sixteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: i am directed to inform you that Major-General Steele has been instructed to send a brigade of General C. C. Andrews' division to relieve the brigade of General Garrard's division now stationed at Blakely. Upon being so relieved the brigade will join its division without delay.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, April 11, 1865.

Major-General SMITH,

Commanding Sixteenth Army Corps:

SIR: General Canby says never mind Mobile. He wants you to go to Selma and Montgomery just as soon as you can get there. The general says Mobile has been provided for.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.