War of the Rebellion: Serial 104 Page 0420 KY., S. W. VA., TENN., N. & C. GA., MISS., & W. FLA.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF EAST TENNESSEE, Numbers 90.

Knoxville, Tenn., April 20, 1865.

I. Colonel Joseph H. Parsons, commanding Ninth Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, will order a company of his regiment to proceed immediately to Tallott Station for the purpose of pursuing and chastising the guerrilla band which attacked and destroyed the train near that place yesterday. No quarter will be given to these or any band of guerrillas infesting that region of country.

II. A company of the Ninth Tennessee Cavalry will be selected by the colonel of the regiment to proceed to the town of Rutledge on Sunday, the 23rd instant, for the purpose of protecting the loyal citizens at that place and neighborhood during the session of the court to be held there during the coming week.

III. The commanding officer of these detachments will be held responsible for the conduct of their men and must permit no depredations upon private property to be committed. All supplies procured for the troops must be properly receipted for on the proper blank forms.

IV. The Seventh Indiana Battery Light Artillery (dismounted) is hereby assigned to the Fourth Division, Department of the Cumberland, and will take post at Sweet Water, Tenn., and relieve the Tenth Ohio Battery, which will proceed with its guns to London, Tenn., and report to the commanding officer of that post for duty. The Seventh Indiana Battery will be assigned to a brigade by orders from division headquarters.

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By command of Major-General Stoneman:

H. G. GIBSON,

Colonel Second Ohio Heavy Arty. and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 17.

Knoxville, Tenn., April 20, 1865.

In compliance with instructions from headquarters District of East Tennessee, the Seventh Indiana Battery Light Artillery is hereby assigned to Second Brigade, Fourth Division, Department of the Cumberland.

By command of Brigadier General Tillson:

W. W. DEANE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 2nd DIV., DEPT. OF KENTUCKY, Numbers 11.

Bowling Green, Ky., April 20, 1865.

I. The headquarters of this division until further orders be at this point.

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By command of Bvt. Brigadier General Eli H. Murray:

A. G. SLOO,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.