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and desires you to notify General Stoneman of these orders being sent to you and your action. These men are sent to Clifton, as heretofore when cavalry has been sent to Centreville information has been sent over the country and the guerrillas, when our forces arrived, were generally found pursuing an honest livelihood for the time being.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

HENRY M. CIST,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, July 22, 1865-6.30 p.m.

Major General J. M. CORSE,

Louisville, Ky.:

As at present arranged, you will be ordered to report to Major General John M. Palmer, commanding Department of Kentucky,

P. T. HUDSON,

Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, No. 107. Louisville, Ky., July 23, 1865.

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V. The regiments of the First Brigade, Fourth Division, Seventeenth Army Corps, having been mustered out of service, Brigadier General B. F. Potts is hereby relieved from duty in the Army of the Tennessee and will proceed to his place of residence, Carrollton, Carroll County, Ohio, reporting thence by letter to the Adjutant-General of the Army for orders. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation for three private horses.

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By command of Major General John A. Logan:

MAX. WOODHULL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE TENNESSEE,

Nashville, Tenn., July 24, 1865.

Brigadier General L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General of the Army, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: I would respectfully request the assignment by the President of Major Henry M. Cist, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, at these headquarters, to duty as assistant adjutant-general, with the rank and pay of lieutenant-colonel, and for his promotion by brevet to the grade of colonel. This application is based on the past services of Major Cist, who has been on duty in the assistant adjutant-general's office at my headquarters for three years, and brings to bear on his knowledge of the duties of his position energy and faithfulness in their performance. I would recommend his promotion by brevet as a just recognition of his services during this period in the capacity he has been serving.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Army, Commanding.

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