command, headquarters at Louisville, Ky. The Department of Tennessee embraces the State of Tennessee; Major General George Stoneman, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command, headquarters at Knoxville, Tenn. The Department of Georgia embraces the State of Georgia; Major General J. B. Steedman, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command, headquarters at Augusta, Ga. The Department of Alabama Embraces the State of Alabama; Major General C. R. Woods, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command, headquarters at Mobile, Ala. The Department of Florida embraces the State of Florida and District of Key West; Major General A. A. Humphreys, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command, headquarters at Tallahassee, Fla. Each commanding general of department will forward for file at these headquarters a copy of the monthly return of his department for June 30 instant, nd thereafter the effective force report and report of stations for the 20th of each month.
GEO. H. THOMAS,
Major-General, U. S. Army, Commanding.
NASHVILLE, TENN., June 20, 1865.
Major General J. H. WILSON,
Yours of the 18th received. It is the opinion of General Thomas that the Western and Atlantic Railroad, as well as all other military railroads, can be best controlled by the general superintendent in Nashville, who has received instructions to take possession as soon as completed.
WM. D. WHIPPLE,
HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
Macon, Ga., June 20, 1865.
Major C. L. GREENO,
Provost-Marshal, Cavalry Corps, Mil. Div. of the Mississippi:
The following is a copy of a telegram from U. S. Grant, lieutenant-general:
Box up and send to the Secretary of War by special messenger all Treasury and other public documents captured by your command.
U. S. GRANT,
In pursuance of the above, you will have all the property in our possession packed and ready for removal as soon as possible.
By command of Brevet Major-General Wilson:
E. P. INHOFF,
Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. DISTRICT OF THE ETOWAH, SECOND DIV., DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 67.
Chattanooga, Tenn., June 20, 1865.
I. Colonel A. T. Smith, One hundred and fifty-sixth Illinois Volunteers, is hereby relieved from command of the post of Chattanooga and directed