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bridges behind them. The cars were almost entirely occupied in removing stores and the sick. No one has given any intimation that any troops have gone east.*

H. W. HALLECK,

Major- General.

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SPECIAL

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, FIELD ORDERS,

Camp on Corinth Road, Miss., Numbers 83.

June 2, 1862.

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2. Brigadier General J. B. S. Todd, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to duty with the Army of the Tennessee, and will report to Major-General Grant, commanding.

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5. Brigadier General H. M. Judah is hereby relieved from the command of the FIrst Division of the Reserve Corps, and will report to these headquarters as acting inspector- geenral.

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By order of Major-General Halleck:

S. M. PRESTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO, Numbers 19.

In Camp, June 2, 1862.

In pursuance of orders from the War Department, the leave of absence granted Captain B. F. Smith, Sixth U. S. Infantry, to enable him to command the DIrst Regiment of Ohio Volunteers, is recalled, and Captain Smith will join his company. The general commandging cannot too strongly express his approbation of the conduct of Captain Smith in his capacity of colonel of the First Ohio Volunteers, and he trusts this fine regiment may be as well commanded I the future as it has been in the past.

By command of Major-General Buell:

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

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SPECIAL

HDQRS. DEPT. OFT HE MISSISSIPPI, FIELD ORDERS,

Camp on Corinth Road, Miss., Numbers 86.

June 4, 1862.

1. Brigadier General J. B. McPherson is hereby assigned to the ecommand of an engineer brigade and appointed general superintendent of military railroads. The engineer brigade will be composed of Bissell's Engineer Regiment, of General Pope's army; the Michigan Engineer Regiment of General Buell's army, and an engineer regiment from General Hurlbut's division, with such other officers, soldiers, and employes as may herafter be assigned to it. The headquarters of the bridge will be at Corinth.

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By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*For reply, see Stanton to Halleck, VOL. X, Part II, p. 243.

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