War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0558 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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thirty prisoners, who were on picket. One man who was captured in their works says they commenced leaving about 10.30 p. M. last night, and that they have gone to the river. The others know nothing at all.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. B. McPHERSON,

Major-Geneal.

[38.]

SPEICAL FIELD ORDES,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE OHIO, No. 18.

In the Field, June 5, 1864.

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II. Captain Denning commanding Twenty-second Indiana Battery, will proceed at once with his battery to the army in the field, via Chattanooga, Dalton, Resaca, &c. He will move his battery by rail, if transportation can be furnished, and if not, will march, will march, availing himself, after passing Chattanooga, of any escort of troops that may be moving toward the front. On arriving at or near the headquarters of the Twenty-third Army Corps, he will report in person to Lieutenant Colonel G. W. Schofield, chief of artillery.***

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By order of Major-General Schofield:

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[38.]

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, No. 154.

Morris Hill Church, Ga., June 6, 1864.

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V. As no exigency of the service absolutely requires that the Tenth Tennessee Infantry Volunteeres should be held longer for the general service in this department, it is hereby transffered to Governor Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, as a Governor's guard, in accordance with orders of the honorable Secretary of War, dated March 28 and April 22, 1863, and will be dropped from the returns of the Army of the Cumberland.

By command of Major-General Thomas:

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[39.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, No. 74.

Nashville, Tenn., June 9, 1864.

I. In accordance with instructions from the Secretary of War, Brigadier General J. M. Tuttle, U. S. Volunteers, will proceed to Cairo, Ill., and report to the Adjutant-General of the Army, and await further orders.

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By order of Major General W. T. Sherman:

M. ROCHESTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[39.]

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, No. 167.

Near Big Shanty, Ga., June 9, 1864.

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II. Battery F, first Ohio Volunteer Artillery, now at Nashville, will proceed without delay to Decatur, Ala., and report to the commanding