War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0190 Chapter LXIV. SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., w. FLA.,& N. GA.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. WESTERN DEPARTMENT, Numbers 9.

Saint Louis, Mo., September 7, 1861.

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II. Bvt. Colonel Charles F. Smith, Tenth Infantry, having been appointed a brigadier-general, U. S. Volunteers, the appointment is announced to this department, and he will be obeyed and respected accordingly. General Smith is assigned to the command of Paducah, Ky.

By order of Major-General Fremont:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 2.

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 7, 1861.

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II. Brigadier General George H. Thomas, Captain O. D. Greene, assistant adjutant-general, Captain H. C. Symonds, commissary of subsistence, will proceed direct and report in person to the general commanding.

III. Captain F. E. Prime, Engineer Corps, will accompany the commanding general and proceed via Frankfort, Ky., to the same point.

IV. Brigadier General W. T. Sherman will proceed to Louisville, Ky., in accordance with special instructions from the general commanding.

By order of Brigadier-General Anderson:

OLIVER D. GREENE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. WESTERN DEPARTMENT, Numbers 153.

Saint Louis, Mo., September 9, 1861.

Company I, First Cavalry, and Company C, Second Dragoons, now at the Saint Louis Arsenal, and Captain Wilson's company of cavalry, and Camp Benton, will go by steamer to-night to Paducah, Ky. and report to Brigadier-General Smith. * * *

By order of Major-General Fremont:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. WESTERN DEPARTMENT, Numbers 154.

Saint Louis, Mo., September 9, 1861.

Colonel Wallace, Eleventh [Indiana] Regiment, will go to-night by steamer to Paducah, Ky., and report to Brigadier-General Smith. * * *

By order of Major-General Fremont:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI,

Cairo, September 13, 1861.

O. H. Ross is hereby appointed mail agent between Cairo and Paducah until such time as Government may establish a regular mail on said route, or during the continuance of the service being performed by Government boats under military authority, unless removed by proper authority.

U. S. GRANT,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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