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HUNTSVILLE, [May] 10, 1865.

Brigadiere-General WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The Confederate forces near Courtland, Ala., under Major Warren, surrendered yesterday to Colonel Fairbanks. Colonel Horner has captured seventeen of the most noted bushwhackers on the north side of the river; is hard after them.

R. S. GRANGER,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Nashville, Tenn., May 10, 1865.

Major General J. B. STEEDMAN,

Commanding District of the Etowah:

GENERAL: It is proposed to create a separate or movable division (Army of the Cumberland) within your geographical division (Department of the Cumberland) to be organized and reported to these headquarters for confirmation. The First Division has already been formed, to be commanded by Major General R. H. Milroy, and comprises the following-named regiments and batteries: One hundred and fifteenth and One hundred and eighty eighth Ohio, One hundred and forty-third Indiana, One hundred and fifty-fourth Illinois, Seventy-fifth Pennsylvania, First Tennessee Mounted Infantry, Battery D, First Michigan Artillery; Fourth Indiana Battery, and Eighth Wisconsin Battery. The major-general commanding directs that you forward to these headquarters the numbers and designations of the commands which you wish to constitute the Second Movable Division of the Second Separate Division, Army of the Cumberland, that the necessary order may be issued for its organization.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

SOUTHARD HOFFMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF THE ETOWAH,

Chattanooga, May 10, 1865.

Bvt. Major General C. Cruft, commanding Second Separate Division, Army you the Cumberland, will assume command of the district during the temporary absence of the undersigned.

J. B. STEEDMAN,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers.

CHATTANOOGA, May 10, 1865.

Brigadier-General WHIPPLE, Chief of Staff:

I have the honor to forward the following dispatch, just received:

HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES,

Calhoun, Ga., May 10, 1865.

Major S. B. MOE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

A communication from General Wofford, just received, states his failure to procure sufficient amount provisions to supply the officers and men who are to be there on 12th instant. The number will [be] from 3,000 to 4,000. I have arranged to have the rolls ready on the 12th, so that there will be as little delay as possible, and will do what I can to keep them from starving until the surrender is completed.

H. M. JUDAH,

Brigadier-General.