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supervision, he begs that you will spare mo menas to have the commanding general's desires fully carried out. Your brigade that is here will have to march back, as I am informed to-night cars cannot be spared for that purpose, owing to the press of business.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. W. PERKINS,

[30.] Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp near Kingston, Tenn., October 20, 1863.

Colonel J. K. SINGFRIED:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you move that portion of the Second Division stationed at this place at sunrise to-morrow morning (21st instant). Benjamin's and Edward's batteries will accompany you. You will proceed on the road in the direction of Kingston Tenn.

Very respectfully, your obedient servnat,

N. BOWEN,

[31.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH CORPS,

October 20, 1863.

Major General DANIEL BUTTERFIELD:

My scouts have reported from Shellmound and Taylor's Store; no enemy. A reconnaissance from the vicinity of Trenton reports three regiments of cavalry at that place. My scouts to Cumberland Coal Mines met a party of seven rebel scouts, but no force whatever.

O. O. HOWARD,

[31.] Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 473.

Washington, October 22, 1863.

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12. The telegraphic instructions from this office directing Brigadier General Nathan Kimball, U. S. Volunteers, to proceed without delay to Indianapolis, Ind., and assume command of the depot for drafted men at that place, are hereby revoked.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

[31.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 406.

Cincinnati, Ohio, October 24, 1863.

1. The commanding officer of the Sixteenth Regiment Illinois Volunteers Cavalry will at once proceed with his command, marching overland, to Knowvile, Tenn., by way of Chitwood, Somerset, Montgomery, Emoroy Iron Works, and Kingston, and report to Major-General Burnside for duty.* * *

By order of Major-General Burnside:

W. P. ANDERSON,

[31.] Assistant Adjutant-General.