War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0226 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, Numbers 5.

March 18, 1862.

The Fifth Ohio Battery, Captain Hickenlooper, is hereby attached to Colonel Lauman's brigade (First Brigade, Second Division), and will report to Colonel Lauman.

By order of Brigadier General W. T. Sherman:

J. H. HAMMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Saint Louis, March 19, 1862.

General D. C. BUELL,

Nashville:

I have received no reply whatever to my telegram of the 13th* asking for position and number of your forces, or to that of the 16th [17th]# asking information in relation to telegraph lines, position of your advanced guard, and when your troops could reach Savannah. I request an immediate answer to these questions.##

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

[10.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 21.

Saint Louis, March 19, 1862.

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4. The Twenty-first Regiment Missouri Volunteers, Colonel D. Moore, now on steamer Di Vernon, will proceed forthwith and report to Major General U. S. Grant, touching at Fort Henry for orders. * * *

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By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS, Numbers 8.

Pittsburg, March 19, 1862.

I. The unattached troops at this point are hereby brigaded as follows: Eighth Regiment Iowa Volunteers is attached to Colonel Lauman's (First) brigade, general Smith's division.

II. Third Iowa Volunteers to Colonel McArthur's (Second) brigade, General Smith's division.

III. Eighty-first Ohio Volunteers to Colonel John Cook's (Third) brigade, General Smith's division.

IV. Fifth Ohio Cavalry to Colonel Hildebrand's (Third) brigade, General Sherman's division.

V. Minnesota battery, Captain Munch, to Colonel Buckland's (Fourth) brigade, General Sherman's division. The commanding officers of the regiments and companies so attached will at once report to their brigade commanders.

*See VOL. X, part II, pp. 33 and 37.

#Ibid, pp. 43 and 45.

##Ibid, p. 48.