4. The Military Division of the Tennessee, Major General G. H. Thomas to command, to embrace the Department of the Tennessee, Department of Kentucky, Department of Georgia, and Department of Alabama; headquarters at Nashville.
5. The Military Division of the Pacific, Major General H. W. Halleck to command, to embrace the Department of the Columbia and Department of California; headquarters at San Francisco.
All officers hereby assigned will proceed, on receipt of this order, to take command of their respective departments of military divisions. All officers relieved by this order will, on being relieved by the proper officer, report by letter to the Adjutant-General for orders.
By order of the President of the United States:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 4. Nashville, Tenn., June 27, 1865.
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XVI. The Seventh Tennessee Cavalry is hereby relieved from duty at Paducah, Ky. The commanding officer will move his command without delay to Rockville, on the Tennessee River, and establish his headquarters at that place. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.
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By command of Major-General Thomas:
HENRY M. CIST,
MACON, June 27, 1865.
Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS, U. S. Army:
The cashier of the Bank of Georgia having declined to return to Mr. McMillan, the agent of the Union Bank of Tennessee, the special deposits of that bank without a receipt for the Confederate money and bonds, which formed a part of them, I have directed the seizure of the entire bank and the arrest of the officers. After turning over what McMillan calmed, the balance with the officers will be held subject to your orders.
J. H. WILSON,
HDQRS. DETACHMENT SECOND DIV., CAVALRY CORPS,
MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
Near Macon, Ga., June 27, 1865.
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Cavalry Corps:
CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report, for the information of the general commanding, a few facts as the result of my tour through Southwestern Georgia. I find that good, efficient working agents of the Freedmen's Bureau are very much needed in every locality I have visited, or some one authorized to act as agent to prevent abuses of power over the weak and defenseless. I find the old system of slavery
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