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MACON, GA., June 16, 1865 - 4 p. m.

Major General Q. A. GILLMORE,

Hilton Head, S. C.:

Your telegram of the 15th is received. One strong regiment will start at once from Atlanta toward Orangeburg. I learn from Nashville the whole country has been divided into military divisions under the major-generals of the Regular Army, Meade commanding that of the Atlantic, including states north of Savannah River; Thomas has Military Division of Tennessee, including all between Savannah and Mississippi Rivers; Sherman, Military division of Mississippi; Sheridan, Southwest; Halleck, Pacific. I know nothing else, but suppose all necessary orders will be issued at once. How are you getting along? Have caught Nisbet, and am after the other men you wish. We have custom-house records of Savannah. What shall I do with them?


Brevet Major-General.


HDQRS. 1ST SUB-DIST. OF MIDDLE TENN., Numbers 53. Tullahoma, Tenn., June 16, 1865.

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II. The One hundred and fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteers Infantry, Colonel G. A. Smith commanding, will proceed by rail to Murfreesborough, Tenn., without delay and relieve all detachments of the One hundred and fifteenth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry garrisoned along the line of the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad from Nashville to and including Duck River bridge. The strength of each garrison will remain as at present, substituting officers for non-commissioned officers as far as practicable. The quartermaster's department will furnish all necessary transportation.

III. The One hundred and fifteenth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Colonel T. C. Boone commanding, will, as soon as relieved by the One hundred and fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Infantry, immediately concentrate and Murfreesborough, there to await muster out. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

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VII. The One hundred and fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry is hereby relieved from duty with the Second Brigade and will report for duty to Brigadier General H. P. Van Cleve, commanidng First Brigade, First Sub-District of Middle Tennessee.

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By command of Major-General Milroy:


Assistant Adjutant-General.



Louisville, Ky., June 16, 1865.

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9. Bvt. Brigadier General James F. Wade, U. S. Volunteers, having reported at these headquarters in accordance with [paragraph] 78, Special Orders, Numbers 227, War Department, Adjutant-General's Office, dated Washington, May 13, 1865, will report to Brigadier General E. H. Hobson, commanding First Division, Department of Kentucky, at Lexington,