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LOUISVILLE, KY., Septemberr 29, 1862.

(Received 12 m. 30th.)

Major-General HALLECK,

General- in- Chief:

Received dispatch suspending order.* Willa wait further orders, but go on assisting Buell in putting troops in the field. He desires placing me second in command should he be retained.

G. H. THOMAS,

Major- General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

NHDQRS. DEPARTMENT OFT HE OHIO, Numbers 40.

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 29, 1862.

1. Brigadier G en. S. G. Burbridg, U. S . Volunteers, now in Cincinnati, Ohio, will report for duty without delay to Brigadier General A. J. Smith, commanding U. S. forces, Covington, Ky.

2. Brigadier General A. J. Smith, commanding U. S . forces, Covington, Ku., will designate two regiments of his ocmmand to proceed immediately and report for duty to Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore, at point Pleasant, Va. * * *

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By order of Major-General Wright:

N. H. McLEAN,

Assistatn Adjtuatn-General and Chief of Staff.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADUQARTERS THIRD BRIGADE, Numbers 26.

Fort Pickering, September 29, 1862.

In pursuance of orders fromte major-general commanding, the Seventieth Regiment of Ohio Volunteers, and Captin Mueller with a section of the Fourth Indiana Battery, will proceed by river to Rnadolph and bring away the six guns reported as baing at that point abandoned by the rebels. These guns will be either brought away or rolled into deep water of the river. Th eofficer in command of the dertachment will attack any body of guerrillas found at that place or in the neighborhood.

By order of General Denver:

C. F. CLARKE,

Assista Adjtuant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDER,

HDQRS. DEAPRTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 42.

Cincinnati, Ohio, October 1, 1862.

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4. Colonel Seraphim Meyer will proceed with his regiment, the One hundred and sevent Ohio Volunteers, to Columbus, Ohiio, and report to His Excellency Governor Tod for further instructins. * * *

By order of Major- General Wright:

N. H. McLEAN,

Assistatn Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

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*See Halleck to Buell and Thomas, VOL. XVI, Part II, p. 555.

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