whatever. Mr. Glenn you will find competent to take charge of any part of the work in repair or of the road after it is in running order. I am very anxious to have the road rebuilt, particularly to the Etowah, and I hope the work will be pushed forward.
I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
J. H. WILSON,
HDQRS. DISTRICT OF THE ETOWAH, Numbers 49.
Chattanooga, May 9, 1865.
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IV. Bvt. Major General C. Cruft, U. S. Volunteers, having reported to the major-general commanding district for duty, is, subject to the approval of the major-general commanding department, assigned to the command of Second Separate Division, Army of the Cumberland.
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VI. Brigadier General H. M. Judah, U. S. Volunteers, commanding First Brigade, Second Separate Division, Army of the Cumberland, is assigned to command of the First Separate Division, Army of the Cumberland. The commands constituting the division, together with those temporarily attached, will make all reports and returns and forward all official communications through headquarters of the division.
By command of Major-General Steedman:
S. B. MOE,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,
Nashville, May 9, 1865.
Tennessee certainly seceded. The lieutenant-general in his orders makes no exception in the case of this State. Did you receive copy of dispatch concerning paroled prisoners going to their homes from him sent you yesterday?
WM. D. WHIPPLE,
KNOXVILLE, May 9, 1865.
Brigadier General WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,
Chief of Staff:
Your telegram of yesterday and to-day both received.
HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND,
Greenville, Tenn., May 9, 1865.
Colonel C. G. HAWLEY,
Commanding 1st Brigadier, 4th Div., Dept. of the Cumberland, Asheville, N. C.:
Upon receipt of this you will send word to Colonel Kirk to come back to Asheville with his regiment, by way to Franklin, Webster,
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