2. Captain William B. Wright, Twenty-fifth U. S. Colored Infantry, having reported at these headquarters in compliance with Special Field Orders, Numbers 11, current series, from headquarters Army and Division of West Mississippi, is announced as acting assistant inspector-general of this district.
3. Captain Roland Rombauer, First Florida Cavalry, assistant provost-marshal, is announced as provost-marshal of the district, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.
By order of Brigadier-General Asboth:
LICK CREEK, April 14, 1865.
We laid three-quarters of a mile of track yesterday; it [is] now beyond blue Springs, sixty-five miles east of Knoxville. Have been very much delayed by the heavy rains and high water. We have about one mile and half a track yet to lay and three bridges to build before reaching Greenville.
L. H. EICHOLTZ,
Acting Chief Engineer.
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 98.
Nashville, Tenn., April 14, 1865.
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VII. The organization by the major-general commanding District of the Etowah of the following-named regiments into a brigade to be known as the Third Brigade, Second Separate Division, Army of the Cumberland, is hereby confirmed: Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, Eleventh Michigan Infantry, and One hundred and fifty-sixth Illinois Infantry.
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XI. The Fifteenth U. S. Colored Infantry is hereby relieved from duty on the Edgefield and Kentucky Railroad, and will report without delay to Bvt. Brigadier General J. L. Donaldson, chief quartermaster, Department of the Cumberland, at Nashville, Tenn., for assignment to duty.
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By command of Major-General Thomas:
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
April 14, 1865.
[Major General J. H. WILSON:]
GENERAL: I have ordered the First Division direct to West Point with orders to destroy the bridge over Tallapoosa at Tallassee and all railroad bridges along its march, and to cross the Chattahoochee at West Point and then await further orders. My train has not reported, and, as we are to move rapidly, I ordered them to remain with general