War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0247 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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for and the flag directed to return immediately. All answers to such messages will be sent under our own flag of truce.

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By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH DIVISION, Numbers 50.

Army of the Tennessee, May 3, 1862.

The division will move at 7 o'clock to-morrow morning. The men will carry four days' rations and eighty rounds of cartridges. Each regiment will also take one wagon load of ammunition in the immediate rear. The baggage and tents will follow in a separate division train. The order of march will be thesame as in coming to this camp, but the ambulances and ammunition wagons will follow their regiments. Colonel McDowell will march at 7 a. M. by the new road on the right of Williams', left of Moore's, to Monterey, and the right-hand road toward Corinth. Behr's battery will take place in column behind the Sixth Iowa, and Major Taylor will indicate another battery to follow the First Brigade; other batteries as before.

By order of Brigadier General W. T. Sherman:

J. H. HAMMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 40.

Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., May 3, 1862.

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V. Brigadier General H. M. Judah, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command of the division heretofore commanded by Major-General McClernand. Brigadier General T. W. Sherman is relieved from the command of the division assigned to him by Special Field Orders, Numbers 34 [35], and will assume command of the division heretofore commanded by Major-General Thomas. The general staff of the Army of the Tennessee will at once report to and be subject to the orders of Major-General Thomas, commanding Right Wing of the Army.

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By command of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Monterey, Tenn., May 5, 1862.

Major-General POPE,

Commanding Army of the Mississippi, in the Field:

GENERAL: Prisoners had better be sent to the rear, say Hamburg or vicinity, to be guarded. It is impossible to entirely supply Buell from Pittsburg. A double road, if necessary, must be made to Hamburg. The Right Wing rests on Mud Creek. Don't advance your main body at present; we must wait till Buell gets up.*

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General, Commanding.

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*See also VOL. X, Part II, p. 160.

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