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Ninety-first Indiana to Richmond or Big Hill and send part of mounted Fortieth Kentucky with them. What disposition do you suggest as best, as you know position of enemy, and what force? Advise freely, without hesitation. I have small force, and that much scattered, to protect the border, but will draw it up as far as possible and hold it so as to be handled.

J. T. BOYLE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISS., Numbers 43.

Chattanooga, Tenn., December 28, 1863

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3. The Fifth Ohio Cavalry is hereby relieved from duty with Colonel Long's cavalry brigade, and will report without delay to Major General John A. Logan, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, at Scottsborough for further orders.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

E. S. PARKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 477.

Cincinnati, Ohio, December 28, 1863.

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5. Brigadier General J. Ammen, U. S. Volunteers, having been relieved from command of the District of Illinois, is ordered to Point Isable, ky., to take command of the District of Middle Tennesse.

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By order of Major-General Foster:

R. MORROW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[31.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 123.

December 31, 1863.

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6. Brigadier General Davis Tillson, chief of artillery, is hereby assigned to the command of the defenses of Knoxville, Loudon, Kingston, Tenn., and will supervise the erection of the fortifications at those places. His headquarters will be at Knoxville.

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By command of Major-General Foster:

HENRY CURTIS, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 1.

Washington, January 2, 1864.

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41. Major General George Stoneman, U. S. Volunteerse, is hereby relieved from the charge of the Cavalry Bureau of the War Department, and