War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0318 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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Every day adds to the reputation and success of our parties in the East. We watch your progress now with interest.

I remain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

By order:

LEONARD F. HEPBURN,

Captain and Signal Officer.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 184.

Cincinnati, Ohio, December 30, 1862.

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2. The senior officer present for duty with the companies of the Eighth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, mustered into the U. S. service and now at Camp Dennison, Ohio, will see that the companies are immediately equipped for the field, and as soon as possible proceed with them, marching across the country to Lexington, Ky., and report for duty to Major General G. Granger, commanding the Army of Kentucky.

By order of Major-General Wright:

N. H. McLEAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF Kentucky, Numbers 40.

Lexington, Ky., December 30, 1862.

Captain William C. Russell, assistant adjutant-general, U. S. Volunteers, having, in obedience to Special Orders, Numbers 173, headquarters Department of the Ohio, reported for duty as these headquarters, is announced as assistant adjutant-general of this army. He will be reconginzed and obeyed accordingly.

By order of Major General G. Granger:

T. G. BEAHAM,

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

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF Kentucky, Numbers 1.

Lexington, Ky., January 1, 1863.

Second Lieutenant W. H. Ridenour, Eighteenth Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, is hereby announced as acting ordnance officer of the Army of Kentucky. He will be recognized and obeyed accordingly.

By order of Major General G. Granger:

WM. C. RUSSELL,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HOLLY SPRINGS, MISS., January 2, 1863-8 p. m.

(Received 4.30 a. m. 3d.)

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief:

Will your order the regiment of heavy artillery from Saint Louis to report to me. I want six companies at Memphis and six at Corinth.*

U. S. GRANT,

Major-General.

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*For reply, see Halleck to Grant, January 9, VOL. XVII, Part I, p. 479.

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