PULASKI, June 1, 1865.
Brigadier General WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,
Chief of Staff:
Please inform me if there is telegraphic communication with Major-General Wilson, and if so, where his headquarters are. Also please inform me where the Eleventh Michigan Cavalry, is and when it will join me.
R. W. JOHNSON,
NASHVILLE, TENN., June 1, 1865.
Bvt. Major General R. W. JOHNSON,
We have direct telegraphic communication with General Wilson at his headquarters at Macon, Ga. The Eleventh Michigan Cavalry is in East Tennessee and if the major-general commanding consents will be sent to you as soon as an expedition upon which General Stoneman is engaged against guerrillas returns.
W. D. WHIPPLE,
Brigadier-General, U. S. Army.
HDQRS. DISTRICT OF THE ETOWAH,
SECOND DIV., DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 59.
Chattanooga, Tenn., June 1, 1865.
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IV. The Fifth Tennessee Mounted Infantry, Colonel S. B. Boyd commanding, is hereby temporarily attached to the Second Brigade, First Separate Division, Army of the Cumberland and will henceforth render to the commander officer of that brigade all reports and returns required by existing department orders.
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By order of Brigadier General H. M. Judah:
Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General
HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,
Mobile, Ala., June 1, 1865.
Major General GORDON GRANGER,
Commanding Thirteenth Army Corps, Mobile, Ala.:
GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that Brigadier-General Benton be directed to take the command of the remaining part of General Steele's command and proceed with it to Brazos Santiago. These troops will be sent off as fast as transportation can be procured, General Benton superintending the embarkation and proceeding with the last detachment.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
(Copy to General Benton.)