War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0315 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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relieved from duty in the various divisions in which they are now serving, and are assigned to the Third Division, commanded by Major General Lovell H. Rousseau. They will constitute a separate brigade, under command of the senior officer on duty with them.

XVI. The Fifth Indiana Battery is relieved from duty with the Third Division and will report to Brigadier General R. W. Johnson, commanding Second Division, to replace Battery H, Fifth Artillery, transferred to Third Division.

XVII. The Seventeenth Indiana Volunteers is hereby relieved from duty with the Fifteenth Brigade, Sixth Division (Left Wing), and is transferred to the Fortieth Brigade, Twelfth Division (Center).

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By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 167.

Cincinnati, Ohio, December 19, 1862.

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2. The Eighty-seventh Regiment Illinois Volunteers, now at Shawneetown, Ill., will proceed without delay, via Bowling Green, Ky., to Nashville, Tenn., and report to Major General W. S. Rosecrans, commanding Department of the Cumberland. * * *

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By order of Major-General Wright:

C. W. FOSTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF Kentucky, Numbers 36.

Lexington, Ky., December 19, 1862.

Deserters from the rebel service, and persons who are returning to their homes in this State - having been followers of the rebel army, but not in the service - will, upon coming within the limits of the Military District of Central Kentucky, report in person at these headquarters to the major-general commanding the Army of Kentucky, and submit their respective cases to be properly adjudged upon and disposed of. Persons included within the terms of this order who shall fail to observe the same will be arrested and treated as spies or as prisoners of war, according to the circumstances of each particular case. Civil officers and loyal citizens are requested to aid in the enforcement of this order.

By order of Major General G. Granger:

T. G. BEAHAM,

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

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SPECIAL

HDQRS. FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, FIELD ORDERS,

DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 25.

Nashville, Tenn., December 20, 1862.

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IX. The Seventeenth Regiment Indiana Volunteers will proceed to Gallatin by rail without delay and report to Major General G. H. Thomas