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HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Mobile, Ala., May 21, 1865.

Major General A. J. SMITH,

Montgomery, Ala.:

Under instructions received from the War Department, you will take immediate measures to ascertain the present whereabouts of Moore, the rebel Governor of Alabama, and if within your reach, cause him to be arrested and sent under a proper guard to these headquarters.

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

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Mobile, Ala., May 21, 1865.

Major General A. J. SMITH,

Montgomery, Ala.:

In the Selma Mail of December 1, 1864, appears an article, without signature, in which the people of the Confederacy are called upon to furnish $1,000,000 for which sum the writer agrees to cause the lives of Lincoln, Seward, and Johnson to be taken by the 1st of March following and offers himself to subscribe $50,000 toward the object. Those who wish to contribute are requested to address Box-, Cahawba, Ala. Under instructions received from the War Department, you will take immediate measures to apprehend and arrest the author of this article, and when secured send him to these headquarters under a strong guard, with the proofs necessary for his conviction. Please acknowledge the receipt of this dispatch.

By order of Major-General Canby:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 64.

Montgomery, Ala., May 21, 1865.

I. The First Brigade of the Third Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, Colonel J. B. Moore, commanding, will be held in readiness to move to Tuskegee, Ala., at an early hour to-morrow, taking rations to include the 5th of June, all camp and garrison equipage pertaining to the brigade, and forty rounds of ammunition per man. The brigade commander will appoint a brigade commissary to receipt for the subsistence stores in bulk. Sufficient wagons can be obtained from the division supply train.

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By command of Major General A. J. Smith:

J. HOUGH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Mobile, May 21, 1865.

Commanding OFFICER EIGHTY-SECOND U. S. COLORED INFANTRY:

(Through Brigadier-General Hawkins.)

SIR: By direction of the major-general commanding I have given orders for the One hundred and sixty-first New York Volunteers to