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an attack, but the enemy after a sharp skirmish in front retreated to Corinth. Deserters this morning report heavy losses. General Pope's loss not yet ascertained.

H. W. HALLECK.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO,

Camp Cumberland Ford, May 12, 1862.

(Received 2.20 p. M.)

Honorable P. H. WATSON,

Assistant Secretary of War:

My heavy guns ought to reach here on Friday or Saturday. I will move immediately forward upon their arrival.

GEORGE W. MORGAN,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO, Numbers 15.

In Camp, May 14, 1862.

Colonel W. W. Duffield, Ninth Michigan Volunteers, is assigned to the immediate command in Kentucky, including all the forces in that State, except the Seventh Division, under Brigadier-General Morgan.

By command of Major-General Buell:

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 57.

Monterey, Tenn., May 14, 1862.

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3. Brigadier-General Denver, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to duty in the Fifth Division, Army of the Tennessee, and will report for duty to Major General W. T. Sherman, commanding.

By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, FIELD ORDERS,

Camp on Corinth Road, Miss., Numbers 58.

May 14, 1862.

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3. Brigadier General L. F. Ross is assigned to duty in the First Division of the Reserve, and will report to Major-General McClernand.

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By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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