War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0512 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

January 17, 1864.

Brigadier General J. D. MORGAN,

Commanding First Brigade:

GENERAL: Rebel cavalry between 1,000 and 2,000 strong are reported to be scouring the country to our right northwest of La Fayette, passing through La Fayette yesterday. General Davis directs that you keep on the qui vive and order your picket-line strengthened by an additional company.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. W. MORRISON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 15.

Nashville, Tenn., January 20, 1864.

1. Captain J. Bates Dickson, assistant adjutant-general, is hereby releived from duty in the Department of the Cumberland, and will immediately proceed to Knoxville, Tenn., and there report to Major General J. G. Foster, commanding Department of the Ohio, for assignment to duty.

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By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO. Numbers 21.

January 21, 1864.

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12. The brigade of Tennessee troops now under the command of Brigadier General J. G. Spears are hereby attached to the Twenty-third Army Corps. Brigadier-General Spears will report at once by letter to Brigadier-General Cox, commanding that corps.

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15. Battery M, First Illinois Light Artillery, Captain G. W. Spencer, will join the Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, at Knoxville, Tenn., reporting to Major-General Sheridan, commanding.

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By command of Major-General Foster:

HENRY CURTIS, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 22.

January 22, 1864.

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12. The Thirty-fifth Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Colonel Chandler commanding, will proceed to Loudon, Tenn., and go into camp. He will furnish details for building the railroad bridge at that place.

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By command of Major-General Foster:

HENRY CURTIS, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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