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life. To the people of West Tennessee his thanks are due for the cheerfulness they have shown in yielding obedience to the Government and asking pardon for their offenses, as well as for their cordial good will often and again expressed for himself. It affords him great satisfaction to be able to turn over his command to an officer of known and distinguished character, an acquaintance with whom of twenty years' duration justifies him in saying that the interests of Government and people will be safe in the hands of his successor.

C. C. WASHBURN,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF WEST TENNESSEE, Numbers 60.

Memphis, Tenn., May 29, 1865.

In pursuance of Special Orders, Numbers 201, extract 4, Headquarters of the Army Adjutant-General's Office, date Washington, May 2, 1865, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the District of West Tennessee. All existing orders will remain in force. The officers composing the staff will be announced in future orders.

JOHN E. SMITH,

Brevet Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, May 29, 1865.

SECRETARY OF WAR,

Washington, D. C.:

The rebel Governor Moore, of Alabama, will arrive here to-morrow or the following day. He will be retained subject to your orders.

C. T. CHRISTENSEN

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTGOMERY, May 29, 1865-3.15 p.m.

Major-General CANBY;

Governor Moore and G. W. Gayle, of Cahawba, have been sent under guard to Mobile as you directed and should arrive there to-day.

A. J. SMITH,

Major-General

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, May 29, 1865.

Major General GORDON GRANGER,

Mobile:

The brigade of the Sixteenth Corps ordered to Mobile is intended to relieve the balance of the Thirteenth Corps now at that place which will be held in readiness to go to Galveston, Texas, as soon as transportation can be furnished. The headquarters of the corps will be with that portion of it, and you will accompany it in person.

E. R. S CANBY,

Major-General, Commanding

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