War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0302 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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baggage as they may bring with them, to Chaplain Eaton, Jr., at Grand Junction.

III. One regiment of infantry from Brigadier-General McArthur's division will be temporarily detailed as guard in charge of such contrabands, and the surgeons of said regiment will be charged with the care of the sick.

IV. Commissaries of subsistence will issue on the requisitions of Chaplain Eaton, Jr., omitting the conffee rations, and subsituting rye.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

John A. RAWNLINS,

Assistant Adjutast-General.

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, D. C., November 17, 1862.

Major-General ROSECRANS,

Nashville, Tenn.:

Sixteen hundred Colt revolving rifles have been ordered to you to-day; 600 breech-loading carbines are on the way to you, and 1,400 more will leave at once. All will be sent to Lieutenant Smyser, at Louisville, subject to your order.*

P. H. WATSON,

Assistant Secretary of War.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF Kentucky, Numbers 23.

Lexington, Ky., November 17, 1862.

Surg. William Varina, U. S. Volunteers, having reported at these headquarters for duty, is announced as medical director of the Army of Kentucky, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Major General Granger:

T. G. BEAHAM,

First Lieutenant, Second Iowa Cav., Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

[20.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 121.

Cincinnati, Ohio, November 19, 1862.

Brigadier General J. J. Reynolds, U. S. Volunteers, having, in pursuance to instructions from the War Department, reported by letter to these headquarters, will proceed to Lexington, Ky., and report for duty to Major General G. Granger, U. S. Volunteers, commanding the Army of Kentucky.

By order of Major-General Wright:

N. H. McLEAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

[20.]

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

DEPARTMENT OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 8.

La Grange, Tenn., November 19, 1862.

I. In addition to permits from the Treasury Department, all persons are to have a permit from the local provost-marshal at the post before purchasing cotton or other Southern products in this department and shipping the same North.

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*See Rosecrans to Halleck, 10 p. m., VOL. XX, Part II, p. 58, and Stanton to Rosecrans, ibid., p. 64.

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