War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0248 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 106.

Corinth Road, May 6, 1862.

The Third Division of this army will consist of-

First Brigade, Brigadier General N. B. Buford commanding: Fifth Iowa Volunteers, Colonel Worthington; Fifty-ninth Indiana Volunteers, Colonel Alexander; Forty-eighth Indiana Volunteers, --- ---; Twenty-sixth Missouri Volunteers, Colonel Boomer.

Second Brigade, Colonel N. Perczel commanding: Tenth Missouri Volunteers, tenth Iowa Volunteers, Thirtieth Ohio Volunteers, Fifty-sixth Illinois Volunteers.

By order of Major-General Pope:

SPEED BUTLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[10.]

HEADQUARTERS,

Cumberland Ford, May 7, 1862. (Received 9 p. M.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

I have adopted every measure necessary to secure my rear and have no apprehension as to the front.*

GEO. W. MORGAN,

Brigadier-general of Volunteers, Commanding.

[10.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 101.

Washington, May 7, 1862.

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6. Brigadier General P. A. Hackleman, U. S. Volunteers, will repair to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., and report to Major-General Halleck.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[10.]

FARMINGTON, May 10, 1862-3 p. M.

(Received 3.10 a. M. 12th.)

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

The enemy fell back to Corinth during the night. All has been quiet this morning. Weather clear and very hot.

T. A. SCOTT,

Assistant Secretary of War.

[10.]

MONTEREY, TENN., May 10, 1862.

(Received 2.30 a. M. 12th.)

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON:

The enemy yeserday attacked General Pope's outpost near Farmington and drove it back on his main line, which was in position to receive

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*For Stanton to Morgan, see VOL. X, Part II, p. 170.

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