V. The Thirty- eighth Indiana Volunteers is transferred from the Seventh to the Ninth Brigade, and the Twenty- first Ohio is transferred from the Ninth to the Seventh Brigade.
VI. The Thirty- seventh Indiana Volunteers is relieved from the Eighth Brigade.
VII. The Seventy- ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers is relieved from the Seventh Brigade and will remain where it sis until further orders.
VIII. The Seventeenth Kentucky Volunteers is transferred from the Tenth Brigade to the Ninth Brigade, and the Twenty- third Kentucky Volunteers is assigned to the Tenth Brigade.
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By command of Major-General Buell:
J. M. WRIGHT,
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 164.
Corinth, Miss.., July 17, 1862.
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12. Brigadier General George W. Cullum, chief of staff; Colonel J. C . Kelton, aide- de- camp and assistant adjutant-general, and First Lieute. Charles B. Throckmorton, Fourth Artillery, aide- de- camp, will accompany the major- general commanding the department to Washington, D. C. The quartermaster's department will provide transportation or for the authorized horses for these officers to Washington, D. C.
By order of Major-General Halleck:
N. H. McLEAN,
LOUISVIALLE, July 19, 1862.
(Received 10.15 a. m.)
Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON:
Major W. H. Sidell, adjutant-general at Nashville, reports General Melso at Murfreesborough, the enemy being in force near that place, and cannot assist me with a man. John F. Fisk, of Covington, Ky., telegraphs as follows:
JULY 8, 1862.
I am informed that Colonel Merrill, of Missouri cavalry, is in Saint Louis with his regiment, doing nothing. If ordered, he can come here in sixteen hours. One of his staff, John Shane, is now here; says if Secretary Stanton will give the order they can clear the State of Morgan's men.
If you can spare me tis regiment, let it be ordered at once by railroad to Covington.
J. T. BOYLE,
HDQRS. DEPT. OFT HE MISSISIPPI, Numbers 289.
Saint Louis, July 20, 1862.
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2. Captain B. Du Barry, commissary of subsistence, is assigned to duty as chief commissary of the District of West Tennessee, and will immediately upon his return from Helena proceed to Corinth, Miss., and