War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0346 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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enemy's country. They will certainly do great harm here if they stay, and in my opinion no good will result from placing them in prison here, as they rather court martyrdom.*

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General, Commanding.

[23.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 91.

Young's Point, La., April 1, 1863.

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2. Brigadier General J. M. Tuttle will report in person to Major General W. T. Sherman, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, for assignment to the command of the Eighth Division, Army of the Tennessee.

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8. So much of Special Orders, Numbers 79, of date March 20, 1863, from these headquarters, as relieves Brigadier General J. C. Sullivan from duty with the Sixteenth Army Corps and directs him to report at these headquarters for orders is revoked. He will remain on duty with Sixteenth Army Corps.

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By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

John A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[24.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 92.

Young's Point, La., April 2, 1863.

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23. The Senate having adjourned without confirming the appointment of Brigadier General David Stuart, made by the President, he is hereby relieved from the command of the Fifth Division, Army of the Tennessee, and will proceed to Memphis, Tenn., from where he will report by letter to the Adjutant-General of the Army, Washington, D. C., for orders. In thus relieving Brigadier-General Stuart from duty, the general commanding deems it but justive to a brave, intelligent, and patriotic officer to express his deep regret at the loss to the country of his valuable services in the field, where, by meritorious action, he won the right to the position the favor of the President had conferred.

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By command of Major General U. S. Grant:

John A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, April 3, 1863.

Major General A. E. BURNSIDE,

Cincinnati, Ohio:

Ascertain why Lieutenant Smyser, in charge of ordnance depot at Louisville, has been placed in arrest by General Boyle and ordered

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*For reply, see Stanton to Burnside, VOL. XXIII, Part II, p. 196.

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