War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0304 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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The colonel of each regiment will see that his men are fully equipped and provided with five days' rations at the time of starting, and ammunition at the rate of 200 cartridges per man.

II. The sick in hospital will be immediately transferred to the general hospital, and the sick in quarters of the division will be organized as one or more companies to remain at Fort Pickering as a part of its garrison under the command of invalid officers. Descriptive rolls of these men must in all cases by left with the officer in command.

III. The baggage and transportation of each regiment will be reduced to the minimum prescribed in General Orders, Numbers 3, headquarters Department of the Tennessee, November 18, 1862.

By order of General Denver:

C. F. CLARKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[17.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 25.

Nashville, Tenn., November 24, 1862.

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III. Brigadier General E. A. Paine is assigned to the command of the troops guarding the railroad from Mitchellville to Nashville, and will establish his headquarters at Gallatin. He will report in person to Major General G. H. Thomas and be governed by his instructions.

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By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

W. H. SIDELL,

Major Fifteenth U. S. Infantry, Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, Numbers 5.

Fort Pickering, November 25, 1862.

In pursuance of instructions from headquarters District of Memphis, Colonel Cockerill, Seventieth Ohio Volunteers, is placed in command of the Third Brigade, First Division.

By order of General Denver:

C. F. CLARKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[17.]

HEADQUARTERS,

Gallatin, Tenn., November 26, 1862.

Major-General ROSECRANS:

General Paine has arrived, reported, and entered upon his duties as commandant of this post. Awaiting the arrival of Dumont, I have arranged for his troops as follows: One brigade at Hartsville, one brigade at Castalian Springs, one brigade at Gallatin. General Fry will not be able to move before Saturday, as he must await the arrival of Dumont. One of his brigades will also have to be left to guard the railroad until the permanent guards arrive. I have given orders to Rousseau to move with his entire division to Nashville as soon as the brigade now at Michellville is relieved by other troops expected for that purpose. Awaiting the arrival of those troops, he will continue to haul flour to Nashville from Springfield. I think it important that the permanent