War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0362 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 158.

New Vicksburg, June 12, 1863.

10. The Third Regiment Mississippi Infantry Volunteers of African descent, Colonel R. H. Ballinger comamnding, will move immediately and without delay from their present camp near Warrenton, Miss., to Milliken's Bend, La., and report to Brigadier General E. S. Dennis, commanding District of Northeastern Louisiana.

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By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

John A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS RESERVE CORPS, Numbers 1.

Triune, Tenn., June 13, 1863.

In compliance with Special Field Orders, Numbers 156, headquarters Department of the Cumberland, Murfreesborough, Tenn., June 8, 1863,* the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Reserve Corps, composed of the division of Brigadier Gens. A. Baird, James D. Morgan, and Robert S. Granger, the First Tennessee Battery, and Battery C, Second Illinois Artillery. Commanding officers of divisions and detachments will immediately forward to these headquarters a return of the strength of their commands.

G. GRANGER,

Major-General, Commanding.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIRST ARMY CORPS,

Murfreesborough, Tenn., June 14, 1863-11 p. m.

Major General J. M. PALMER,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs me to inform you that, after submitting your plan of an expedition to-morrow to the general commanding the department, he has this moment declined to approve of same. The expedition, therefore, will not be undertaken.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. P. OLDERSHAW,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 162.

Near Vicksburg, Miss., June 16, 1863.

3. Brigadier General J. G. Lauman, commanding Fourth Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, will report to and receive orders from Major General John A. McClernand, commanding Thirteenth Army Corps.

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By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

John A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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* See VOL. XXIII, Part II, p. 398.

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