War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0341 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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delay with their regiments, now at Camp Dennison, Ohio, to Lexington, Ky., and report for duty to Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore, commanding District of Central Kentucky.* * *

5. Colonel A. V. Kautz, Second Regiment Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, will proceed without delay with that portion of his regiment at Camp Chase, Ohio, to Covington, Ky., whence he will proceed, marching overland, to Lexington, Ky., and report for duty to Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore, commanding District of Central Kentucky.* * *

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By order of Major-General Wright:

W. P. ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF CENTRAL Kentucky, Numbers 23.

Lexington, Ky., March 18, 1863.

Captain J. C. Shields, Nineteenth Ohio Battery, and chief of artillery, is hereby appointed chief of ordnance for the District of Central Kentucky. He will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore:

W. L. M. BURGER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF CENTRAL Kentucky, Numbers 24.

Lexington, Ky., March 18, 1863.

Brigadier General S. P. Carter is hereby placed in command of all the U. S. forces in and about Lexington. Brigade commanders and the commanders of unattached regiments will report directly to him. The artillery will all be placed under the immediate command of the chief of artillery and be parked together.

By order of Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore:

W. L. M. BURGER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 79.

Young's Point, La., March 20, 1863.

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20. Brigadier General J. C. Sullivan is hereby relieved from duty with the Sixteenth Army Corps, and will report in person and without delay to these headquarters for orders.

21. Brigadier General Nathan Kimball will proceed immediately and without delay to Memphis, Ky., and there report to Major General S. A. Hurlbut, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps, for assignment to duty.

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By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

John A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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