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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE TENNESSEE, No. 23. Nashville, Tenn., July 16, 1865.

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V. The One hundred and eighty-fourth Ohio Infantry, now serving at Bridgeport, Ala., is hereby relieved from further duty at that place. The commanding officer will report in person with his command without delay to Bvt. Brigadier General D. E. Coon, post at Edgefield, Tenn., for garrison duty 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,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, July 17, 1865-11 a.m.

Major General G. H. THOMAS,

Nashville, Tenn.:

Order the muster out of all cavalry in your division that can be spared, and the sale of their horses where they now are. Where it is necessary to retain cavalry for want of other troops to do garrison duty, dismount them and sell their horses. A very limited number of mounted men in each State is all that is necessary. Report here the number mustered out and number of horses disposed of under his order.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE, No. 167. Murfreesborough, Tenn., July 17, 1865.

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II. The One hundred and eleventh U. S. Colored Infantry is hereby transferred from the Third Sub-District to the First Sub-District and will report to Brigadier General H. P. Van Cleve, headquarters at Murfreesborough, for orders. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation by rail.

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By command of Brevet Major-General Johnson:

W. B. SMITH,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE TENNESSEE, No. 24. Nashville, Tenn., July 17, 1865.

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VIII. Brigadier General C. C. Doolittle, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to the command of the post of Nashville and will report by letter for orders to Major General George Stoneman, commanding Department of Tennessee.

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By command of Major-General Thomas:

HENRY M. CIST,

Assistant Adjutant-General.