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brigade (Second, Seventh, Law's battery) and Forty-fifth Ohio. The other troops will remain at Jamestown and vicinity until further orders.

Very respectfully,

L. A. GRATZ,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

[23.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE TENNESSEE,

July 3, 1863.

Captain JENNEY,

General Sherman's Headquarters:

You will at once make preparations for sending the whole of the pontoon train available for use to report to General Sherman. A sufficient detachment of men, with a good officer, taken from the pioneer company under your control, will accompany it. Another order will be sent for the train to start.

By order of General Grant:

C. B. COMSTOCK,

Captain of Engineers.

[24.]

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Oak Ridge, Miss., July 3, 1863.

General SMITH:

The following dispatch has been had from General Grant:

No more deserters will be received from Vicksburg as deserters, but all coming out hereafter will be treated as prisoners of war.

By command of Major-General Parke:

N. BOWEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Generals Welsh and Potter.)

[24.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Tullahoma, July 3, 1863-11 a. m.

Major-General THOMAS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs me to inform you that General McCook has just left this place, and will make his headquarters in Winchester.

Very respectfully,

FRANK S. BOND,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

[23.]

WINCHESTER, July 3, 1863-7.55.

General GARFIELD:

I am here with Davis' division. Sheridan is at Cowan. I ordered him to push to the gorge of the mountain, but no to ascend unless he was certain of making considerable captures in men and material. Stanley passed through Decherd to Cowan this morning. Watkins, with his cavalry, has also joined Sheridan, who is ordered to use them. I have heard nothing of Thomas' infantry save that they were crossing