War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0513 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 24,

Chattanooga, January 24, 1864.

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XIV. The First Brigade, First Division, Eleventh Army Corps, will, as soon as wagon transportation can be procured for its baggage, march from its present positin, and, under direction of Major General Joseph Hooker, commanding Eleventh and Twelfth Army Corps, take up a new one on the south side of the Tennessee River, opposite Bridgeport. Major General L. H. Rousseau, commanding District of Nashville, will make the proper disposition of troops withinhis district to relieve the brigade above named in its present duties. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation for the baggage by wagon. No railroad transportation to be furnished.

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XVI. Colonel W. B. Stokes, commanding Fifth Regiment East Tennessee see Cavalry will without delay march the battalion under his command across the Caney Fork and establish his headquarters at or near Sparta, and break up and destroy the bands of guerrillas infesting that region.

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By command of Major-General Thomas:

WM. D. WHIPPLE.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, No. 25

January 25, 1864.

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3. Lieutenant Colonel T. H. Butler, Fifth Indiana Cavalry, commanding dismounted cavalry at Knoxville, Tenn., will, with the troops under his command, report to Brigadier-General Sturgis, commanding Cavalry Corps, at Sevierville, Tenn., for duty in guarding fords on the French Broad River.

4. The First Battalion, Ninth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, now at Knoxville, Tenn., will report without delay to the commanding officer of the Second Brigade, Second Division, Cavalry Corps for duty.

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7. Brigadier General H. M. Judah, U. S. Volunteers, will report to Brigadier General J. D. Cox, commanding Twenty-third Army Corps, for duty as commander of the Second Division of that corps.

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23. The Seventy-fourth Illinois Volunteer Infantry and Spencer's battery, both of the Fourth Army Corps, will remain at Knoxville, Tenn., as a portion of the garrison.

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 39.

Washington, January 26, 1864.

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36. Brigadier General Kenner Garrard, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from the charge of the Cavalry Bureau of the War Department and

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