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HDQRS. EASTERN DIVISION, DISTRICT OF THE GULF,

Blakely, March 22, 1865-2.20 p. m.

Captain TUTT,

Commanding, near Greenwood:

Keep scouts out in the direction of the Perdido to find out whether the enemy will advance in that direction.

H. L. D. LEWIS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. EASTERN DIVISION, DISTRICT OF THE GULF,

Blakely, Ala., March 22, 1865-4 p. m.

Captain TUTT,

Commanding, near Greenwood:

The enemy are reported to have no cavalry or artillery. Keep close to him. If he presses you, fall back on the Blakely road. R. Levins, a citizen, was refused a pass yesterday and ordered to Mobile. He cannot now be found. Lookout for him and arrest him.

H. L. D. LEWIS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. EASTERN DIVISION, DISTRICT OF THE GULF,

Blakely, March 22, 1865-3.30 p. m.

Colonel C. G. ARMISTEAD,

Commanding at Canoe Station:

Dispatch received. Inform General Adams for his action that the enemy's cavalry are moving in the direction of Andalusia. Keep in the front of the column moving from Pensacola until your command is endangered by the movement of this cavalry, which I think is not immediate. It is desired that you keep as close to the enemy as possible, and be governed by the instructions sent you, which are in compliance with instructions sent me, emanating from Major-General Maury.

ST. JNO. R. LIDDELL,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

MERIDIAN, March 22, 1865.

Lieutenant-General FORREST,

West Point, Miss.:

General R. E. Lee, under date of yesterday, [reports] enemy concentrating at Knoxville. Your main force will move either to Middle Tennessee or across Tombigbee to Greenville, Ala. General Taylor will leave here on morning of 24th for your headquarters. He says Governor Harris is at Montgomery with your appointment as lieutenant-general, and congratulates you thereon.

By order:

E. SURGET,

Assistant Adjutant-General.