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WAR OF THE REBELLION:
A COMPILATION OF THE
UNION AND CONFEDERATE ARMIES.
PUBLISHED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
The Hon. DANIEL S. LAMONT, Secretary of War,
MAJ. GEORGE W. DAVIS, U. S. ARMY,
MR. LESLIE J. PERRY, CIVILIAN EXPERT,
MR. JOSEPH W. KIRKLEY, CIVILIAN EXPERT,
Board of Publication.
SERIES I-VOLUME XLIX-IN TWO PARTS.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.
PART II.-VOL XLIX.
CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY, SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA, TENNESSEE, NORTHERN AND CENTRAL GEORGIA, MISSISSIPPI, ALABAMA, AND WEST FLORIDA, FROM MARCH 16 TO JUNE 30, 1865.*
UNION CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.
[MARCH 16, 1865.-For Grant to Sherman, referring to operations of forces under General Thomas, see Vol. XLVII, Part II, p. 859.]
KNOXVILLE, March 16, 1865-9 p. m.
GEO. H. THOMAS,
HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS,
GENERAL: The Second Division of this corps will remain at Huntsville until ordered by Major-General Thomas to proceed to Knoxville. The transportation of this division will be shipped to said place as hereinafter mentioned. In the absence of the major-general commanding, Brigadier-General Elliott, commanding Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, will have charge of shipping the transportation of the corps and
*For Correspondence, etc., from January 1 to March 15, 1865, see Part I. For Correspondence, etc., relating to operations in Kentucky, Southwestern Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Northern Alabama, and Northern Georgia from January 1 to 23, 1865, see Vol. XLV, Part II.