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SPECIAL HEADQUARTERS ARMY AND DIVISION FIELD ORDERS, OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 68.

Mobile, Ala., May 20, 1865.

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3. Captain Byron Porter, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, having reported at these headquarters in accordance with Special Orders, Numbers 188, paragraph 83, dated Adjutant-General's Office, April 26, 1865, is ordered to report to the commanding general Thirteenth Army Corps for assignment to duty.

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By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF Kentucky, Numbers 77.

Louisville, Ky., May 21, 1865.

I. Colonel C. H. Carlton, Eighty-ninth Ohio Infantry Volunteers, ordered by the major-general commanding Department of the Cumberland to relieve Brigadier General S. Meredith of his command in this department, having reported at these headquarters, will proceed without delay to Paducah, Ky., and assume command of the District of Western Kentucky.

By command of Major General J. M. Palmer:

E. B. HARLAN,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 168.

Vicksburg, Miss., May 25, 1865.

I. Bvt. Brigadier General E. D. Osband, colonel Third U. S. Colored Cavalry, will, on the arrival of his regiment at Vicksburg, assume command of it and proceed with it to Memphis, Tenn., where he will report on his arrival to the commanding general District of West Tennessee. * * *

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By order of Major-General Warren:

FREDERICK SPEED,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL HEADQUARTERS ARMY AND DIVISION FIELD ORDERS, OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 76.

Mobile, Ala., May 28, 1865.

I. Special Field Orders, Numbers 75, paragraph 4, is hereby so modified as to require Brigadier General T. Kilby Smith, U. S. Volunteers, to report at Mobile, Ala., to Major General Gordon Granger, commanding Thirteenth Army Corps, foir assignment to duty, instead of at the headquarters Military Division of West Mississippi, at New Orleans, La.

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By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

ALFRED FREDBERG,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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