War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0646 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., w. FLA.,& N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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3. The One hundred and eightieth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel Hiram McKay commanding, having reported at these headquarters, is assigned to duty at the post of Nashville. Lieutenant-Colonel McKay will report with his regiment to Brigadier General John F. Miller, commanding.

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By order of Major General W. T. Sherman:

M. ROCHESTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, Numbers 287.

Atlanta, Ga., October 17, 1864.

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XII. Colonel C. H. Carlton, Eighty-ninth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, will relieve Colonel T. R. Stanley as commander of the post of Chattanooga, Tenn. Colonel Carlton will report to Major General J. B. Steedman, commanding District of the Etowah, for assignment to duty as post commander of Chattanooga, Tenn. Colonel Stanley will turn over to Colonel Carlton all records, orders, and letters of instructions received by him for the governance of the post.

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By command of Major-General Thomas:

SOUTHARD HOFFMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 271.

Knoxville, Tenn., October 17, 1864.

I. The Third Brigade, Fourth Division, Twenty-third Army Corps,

is hereby discontinued. The troops comprising that brigade will be assigned to the Second Brigade of that division under the direction of Brigadier General J. Ammen, U. S. Volunteers, commanding.

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By command of Major-General Schofield:

R. MORROW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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CHATTANOOGA, October 17, 1864.

(Received 2.10 p. m. 18th.)

Honorable C. A. DANA,

Assistant Secretary of War:

The rear of Hood's army left La Fayette going south at daylight this morning.*

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

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CHATTANOOGA, October 18, 1864.

(Received 12.15 p. m.)

General D. C. McCALLUM:

I need twenty-four miles of railroad iron to repair the track from here to Atlanta, and we have but four miles here, and Mr. Anderson telegraphs

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*See also VOL. XXXIX, Part III, p. 334.

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