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kinds, and about 1,000 prisoners. Inventories are now being taken, and a detailed report will be forwarded as soon as they are completed. The quantity of cotton will probably reach 30,000 bales, and there is a very large amount of provisions and forage.

E. R. S. CANBY,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, La., April 14, 1865.

Rear-Admiral S. P. LEE,

Commanding Mississippi Squadron, Mound City, Ill.:

SIR: In the absence of Major-General Canby I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of March 15, relating to the five mortar-boats, and to express to you the general's thanks for your very prompt response to his request for the same.

I have the honor to be, admiral, your obedient servant,

C. H. DYER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL HEADQUARTERS ARMY AND DIVISION, FIELD ORDERS,

OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 33.

Mobile, Ala., April 14, 1865.

Brigadier General J. Bailey, commanding Engineer Brigade, will as soon as he has transferred the supply depot from Starke's Landing to blakely proceed with his command to this city and report in person to these headquarters for orders.

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

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. 3rd DIV., 13TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 15.

Whistler, Ala., April 14, 1865.

Pillaging and marauding are strictly prohibited, and all commanding officers are charged with the execution of this paragraph. Regimental commanders will be held responsible that their men remain in camp, unless authorized to be absent, and for their good conduct at all times.

By order of Brigadier General W. P. Benton:

J. D. ROUSE,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Ala., April 14, 1865.

The major-general commanding directs that the order of march of the troops of the corps for to-morrow, 15th, will be as follows: First Third Division at 7 a. m.; second First Division at 6 a. m.; third, pontoniers at 7 a. m.; fourth, Second Division at 7 a. m. The division trains will accompany their respective divisions. The leading division will be furnished a guide.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.