War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0215 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, February 22, 1862.

Brigadier General W. T. SHERMAN,

Paducah, Ky.:

Send all troops from Kentucky, not wanted for defense of Paducah, to Clarksville.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 166.

Saint Louis, February 22, 1862.

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5. The Eighteenth Missouri and Twenty-sixth Illinois Volunteers will proceed to Cairo and report to the commanding general of the Cairo District.

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By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 51.

Louisville, Ky., February 24, 1862.

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III. Colonel Zahm, commanding Third Ohio Cavalry, is directed to march, via Bardstown, New Haven, and Munfordville, to Bowling Green.

IV. The batteries under command of Captains Mendenhall, Bidwell, Sutermeister, and Sterling are hereby attached temporarily to the First Division, Brigadier-General Thomas commanding, and will proceed under his orders up the Cumberland.

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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 24, 1862.

Governor DAVID TOD,

Columbus, Ohio:

Send all arms down the Ohio to Paducah. All Ohio troops concentrated there will be armed as rapidly as possible. About 700 officers, prisoners of war, will be sent to Columbus.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 170.

Saint Louis, February 24, 1862.

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4. George H. Smith, esq., will immediately proceed to the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers and take charge of the telegraphic operations in Western Kentucky and Tennessee. He will take with him the proper material and proceed with all possible dispatch to complete the