to Vicksburg, Miss., reporting upon arrival to Brigadier General T. J. Lucas. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.
* * * *
By order of Bvt. Major General B. H. Grierson:
S. L. WOODWARD,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. THIRD BRIGADE CAVALRY, Numbers 20.
Columbus, Miss., May 26, 1865.
The troops of this command will be held in readiness to move at an early hour to-morrow, and will be supplied to-day with ten days' rations, commencing 27th instant. Further orders relieving detachments on provost and picket duty and safeguards will be issued. The commanding officers of regiments and batteries will immediately cause their packs to be fitted up for use. So far as practicable, blankets will be obtained for the saddles.
By order of Brigadier General T. J. Lucas:
E. V. HITCH,
Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
WEST POINT, May 26, 1865
Brevet Major-General GRIERSON
Commanding Cavalry Forces, Mil. Div. of West Mississippi:
SIR: I arrived at this place about 3 p.m. yesterday. This morning I sent out detachments to Okolona, Aberdeen, and other stations, in accordance with your order. I have commenced looking up property, &c., and will report soon again as to my success.
W. P. MOORE,
Colonel Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry.
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WEST FLORIDA,
Barrancas, May 26, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel C. T. CHRISTENSEN,
Asst. Adjt. General, Army and Division of West Mississippi:
COLONEL: I have the honor to forward herewith, for the information of the major-general commanding, an official copy of a letter just received from Captain James F. Armstrong, commanding Pensacola Navy-Yard, containing information that the rebel ram Stonewall had surrendered to the Spanish Government, at Havana.
Very respectfully,colonel, your obedient servant,
COMMANDANT'S OFFICE, NAVY-YARD,
Pensacola, May 26, 1865.
Brigadier General A. ASBOTH,
Commanding District of West Florida, Barrancas, Fla.:
GENERAL: I have received information that the rebel ram Stonewall has surrendered to the Spanish Government, at Havana, and Acting