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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRD Brigadier SECOND DIV.,

THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 11.

Mobile, Ala., May 29, 1865

I. In pursuance of Special Orders, Numbers 56, paragraph I, dated headquarters Second Division, Thirteenth Army Corps, Mobile, Ala., May 29, 1865, the undersigned hereby assumes command of this the Third Brigade.

II. Colonel George W. Clark, Thirty-fourth Iowa Volunteer Infantry, will assume command of his regiment.

F. W. MOORE,

Colonel Eighty-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, May 29, 1865.

Major General A. J. SMITH,

Commanding Sixteenth Army Corps, Montgomery, Ala.:

Please send one brigade (2,000 strong) from Montgomery to Mobile for garrison duty at that place. If you have not water transportation at hand send them across the bend of the Alabama by land to Portland or Bridgeport, and notify the quartermaster at Mobile, so that he may send boats to meet them. Acknowledge and advise of the probable time of arrival at Mobile, so that I may regulate other movements.

E. R. S. CANBY

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, May 29, 1865. (Received 30th.)

Major General A. J. SMITH,

Montgomery, Ala:

Both General Gilbert and General Garrard may remain. General T. Kilby smith will be in Mobile to-morrow or the day after. You can assign him to the command of the brigade ordered for that place.

E. R. S. CANBY,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

New Orleans, May 29, 1865.

Major General A. J. SMITH

Montgomery, Ala.

Allow all cotton to be brought forward without any military restrictions, and furnish every facility that can be given consistently with the requirements and interests of the service. There will be no more search for Confederate cotton.

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

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Major General Gordon Granger, Mobile, Ala., and Major General G. K. Warren, Vicksburg, Miss.)