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Morris. Lieutenant-Colonel Levy, adjutant and inspector general, will be at Demopolis is the morning with more minute instructions.

By order of Lieutenant-General Taylor:

E. SURGET,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS POST,

Cahawba, Ala., April 15, 1865.

Major J. W. YOUNG,

Chief Quartermaster, Meridian:

MAJOR: Steamer Admiral has on board 1,000 sacks of corn and 800 pounds of bacon for indigent families, taken on board between here and Gainesville to be delivered between here and Jackson's Creek at various points. Shall she go down and deliver this freight and bring up a cargo of salt? Steamer Clipper not yet returned from Gainesville, but expected back to-night. Shall both boats go?

S. JONES,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Post.

MERIDIAN, April 15, 1865.

Lieutenant-General FORREST, Gainesville:

Lieutenant-general commanding will try to go to Demopolis to-morrow. Answer when will Jackson command probably reach Linden or vicinity.

By order of Lieutenant-General Taylor:

W. F. BULLOCK, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MERIDIAN, April 15, 1865.

Lieutenant-General FORREST, Gainesville, Ala.:

Events of which I have been informed within the last hour have determined me to move the troops from demopolis to this point, and will be concentrated on line of Mobile and Ohio Railroad. Will put everything within range of concentrating between this and Macon. Will send you particulars later. As Jackson will not move until morning get dispatches to him to-night directing him to move to Gainesville and Livingston, thus forwarding our original plans. Orders to Adams to pursue Croxton will not be change, as he cannot get beyond your reach. You will give such orders to his train, &c., left behind as will insure their joining you. Courier-line established eastward will be continued ass indicated.

R. TAYLOR,

Lieutenant-General.

MERIDIAN, April 15, 1865.

Lieutenant-General FORREST, Gainesville:

By special instructions from the President, Brigadier-General Humphreys has been assigned to command of Sub-District of Homochitto. To save time, orders have been issued direct from these headquarters. Copy sent you by next mail. Notify General Tucker.

By order:

E. SURGET,

Assistant Adjutant-General.