HDQRS. FIRST Brigadier, SECOND DIV.,
THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 11.
May 8, 1865.
During the temporary absence of the colonel commanding I hereby assume command of this brigade.
S. L. GLASGOW,
Colonel Twenty-third Iowa Volunteer Infantry, Commanding.
HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
McIntosh Bluff, Ala., May 8, 1865.
Colonel CONRAD KREZ,
Commanding Third Brigade:
The brigadier-general commanding directs that you embark your brigade on the steam-boats Waverley, Baltic, Senator, and Sumter. You will be in readiness at the landing at 5 a. m. to-morrow, and immediately upon your arrival embark all your transportation, equipage, and men, without further orders. As soon as your command is embarked you will notify the general commanding.
I have the honor to be, very respectfully, &c.,
J. D. ROUSE,
Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,
Mobile, Ala., May 8, 1865.
Major General A. J. SMITH,
Direct the commanding officer of the force destined for the occupation of Meridian to order a medical officer of his command to report to Brigadier General George L. Andrews, our provost-marshal-general, who is also chief commissioner for accepting the surrender of General Taylor's army and the public property in his charge. General Andrews leaves for Meridian this morning, and this medical officer should receive and account for all hospital stores and other property pertaining to the medical department which may be turned over to him by the proper officers of General Taylor's staff.
P. J. OSTERHAUS,
Major-General and Chief of Staff.
E. R. S. CANBY,
HDQRS. SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 51.
Montgomery, Ala, May 8, 1865.
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VII. The First Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, Brigadier General J. McArthur commanding, will move by land on the north side of the river to Selma, Ala., leaving Montgomery at daylight on the 10th instant. The troops will take all camp and garrison equipage, quartermaster's and ordnance stores, and will be provided with rations and forage to include the 13th instant.
By command of Major General A. J. Smith:
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.