SHELLMOUND, March 15, 1864.
ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERAL, ELEVENTH CORPS:
I have sent out large patrols and orders for scouts to keep in their front and draw the rebel cavalry, if any, into the fire of our infantry.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO. Numbers 76.
Knoxville, Tenn., March 16, 1864.
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4. The Sixty-third Indiana Volunteer Infantyr, now at Knoxville, will proceed to Morristown, Tenn., and report for duty to Major General George Stoneman, commanding Twenty-third Army Corps. * * *
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By command of Major-General Schofield:
HENRY CURTIS, Jr.,
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,
HDQRS. ARMY OF THE OHIO. Numbers 8.
Morristown, Tenn., March 17, 1864.
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IV. Captain Shields' Nineteenth Ohio Battery is hereby attached to the Twenty-third Army Corps, and will report for duty to Major General George Stoneman, commanding Twenty-third Army Corps.
V. The command will move to-morrow morning in the following order: Wood's division, Fourth Army Corps, will move at daybreak, the wagons moving in advance of the body of the division. The division will march to New Market. The Twenty-third Army Corps weill move at 8 o'clock the train moving in same manner as above prescribed. Colonel Garrad's cavalry will cover the movement upon the Russellville road, remaining at and in front of Morristown until noon unless attacked by superior force of the enemy in which cas ehe will fall back upon the rear guard of the Twenty-third Corps for support. The Twenty-third Corps will march to Mossy Creek. The Tenth Michigan Cavalry will march from Springvale at daylight and report at Morristown to Colonel Garrard, Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. The Third Indiana Cavalry, Lieutenant-Colonel Klein commanding, will march at 8 o'clock, taking the Dandridge road to Kimbrough's Cross-Roads, and thence to Mossy Creek. All the cavalry, on being united