HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
In the Field, Ala., April 13, 1865.
Brigadier General J. McARTHUR,
Commanding First Division:
GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that the troops of this corps take up the line of march to-morrow (14th) in the following order: First, Second Division at 7 a. m.; second, Third Division at 7 a. m.; third, pontoniers at 8 a. m.; fourth, First Division at 8 a. m. The leading division will be furnished with a guide. The division trains will accompany their respective divisions.
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
(Same to Brigadier General K. Garrard, commanding Second Division; Brigadier General E. A. Carr, commanding Third Division, and Captain J. M. Johnson, commanding pontoniers.)
CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. SECOND DIV., SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Near Blakely, Ala., April 13, 1865.
This command will move at 10 a. m. to-day, following the First Division, and in the following order: Second Brigade, Second Illinois Battery, Third Brigade, Seventeenth Ohio Battery, First Brigade, ambulance and hospital trains. The other wagons will move in accordance with instructions heretofore given.
By order of General K. Garrard:
J. B. SAMPLE,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,
April 13, 1865.
Colonel H. BERTRAM:
Please have the following dispatch forwarded with the least possible delay. General Knipe's headquarters is near our old headquarters, one mile and a half east of Spanish Fort. Please also acknowledge receipt:
Order tow regiments of cavalry to report to General A. J. Smith at his camp as soon as possible, and certainly by to-morrow night. Answer.
E. R. S. CANBY,
HDQRS. DISTRICT OF WEST FLORIDA, Numbers 37.
Barrancas, April 13, 1865.
1. Captain H. K. Southwick, Eleventh U. S. Colored Artillery (Heavy), is relieved from duty as acting assistant inspector-general and provost-marshal of this district, and will report to the commanding general Department of the Gulf for orders, in compliance with orders received from headquarters Army and Division of West Mississippi.
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