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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF WEST TENNESSEE, No. 78. Memphis, Tenn., July 7, 1865.

Brigadier General B. S. Roberts, having been relieved from duty in the District of West Tennessee, will turn over all records of his office to Bvt. Brigadier General J. E. Phelps, who is hereby ordered to assume command of the cavalry, with headquarters at La Grange, Tenn.

By order of Bvt. Major General John E. Smith:

W. H. MORGAN,

Brevet Brigadier-General and Assistant Adjutant-General.

[JULY 7, 1865.-For Vogdes to Townsend, relating to effects of Jefferson Davis, captured in Florida, see Vol. XLVII, Part III, p.676.]

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, July 8, 1865.

COMMANDING GENERAL, DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND:

All the remaining volunteer regiments formerly in the Army of the Potomac, recently the Provisional Corps, and the Army of the Tennessee have been ordered mustered out, and said armies will thus cease to exist. All officers on duty in your command belonging to regiments or companies in said armies should be relieved forthwith and ordered to their respective States, to report to the chief mustering officers thereof for their final papers and payment.

By command:

THOS. M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE TENNESSEE, No. 15. Nashville, Tenn., July 8, 1865.

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XXI. Bvt. Brigadier General D. E. Coon, colonel Second Iowa Cavalry, is hereby assigned to duty as commanding officer Cavalry Depot, Edgefield, Tenn.

By command of Major-General Thomas:

HENRY M. CIST,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LOUISVILLE, July 8, 1865.

Brigadier General WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,

Chief of Staff:

I leave for Mobile this evening. Have Lieutenant Colonel G. L. Fort, quartermaster Fifteenth Army Corps, ordered to report to me as chief quartermaster. General Logan will obey the order. Have all officers assigned to me report without delay at Mobile.

C. R. WOODS,

Major-General.