War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0211 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 42.

Louisville, Ky., February 15, 1862.

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V. The batteries under command of Captain Cockerill, Captain Cox, and Captain Cochran are assigned to the Fourth Division, and will report to Brigadier-General Nelson, commanding. Major Race, of the Ohio artillery, is to go in command of them.

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By command of Brigadier-General Buell:

O. D. GREENE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, February 15, 1862.

Brigadier General GEORGE W. CULLUM,

Cairo:

I want telegraph extended from Lebanon to Springfield. Increase the force for extending line from Smithland. Hurry it on with all possible dispatch. Bowling Green is completely evacuated.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, February 15, 1862.

Brigadier-General SHERMAN,

Paducah:

Send to General Grant everything you can spare from Paducah and Smithland; also General Hurlbut. Bowling Green has been evacuated entirely.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, February 15, 1862.

Governor TOD,

Columbus, Ohio:

If possible, send me more troops to Cairo or Paducah. I have arms here which can be sent to meet them if required. Answer.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 140.

Saint Louis, February 15, 1862.

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8. Brigadier General Frederick Steele will proceed without delay to report for duty to Brigadier General U. S. Grant, commanding the District of West Tennessee.

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By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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