72 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. [Crier, XLVI.
HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES, 19TH ARMY CORPS,
Alexandria, April 7, 1864.
Captain WELCH, Depot Quartermaster:
CAPTAIN : General Bailey.had some unmarked cotton hauled in
to-day. Please allow him to mark and haul in with the rest of his
cotton, and give him time to mark the rest of his cotton before haul-
CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. 19TH A. C. AND U. S. FORCES IN W. LA.,
Pleasant Hill, La., April 7, 1864.
The order of march to-morrow will be the same as that of to-day.
By order of Major-General Franklin :
GENERAL ORDERS, } '
HDQRS. THIRD DIV. 13TH ARMY CORPS,
No. 28. Pleasant Hill, La., April 7, 1864.
This command will move at 5.45 a. m. to-morrow in the rear of the
Fourth Division, in the order previously indicated. The First Bri-
gade will detail five companies to march in the rear of the Fourth
Division train, and the Second Brigade will detail five companies to
march in the rear of the Third Division train. The trains will move
in the rear of General Emory's division, in the order of the march
of the troops.
By order of Brig. Gen. R. A. Cameron :
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF,
Pleasant Hill, April 7, 1864.
Brig. Gen. A. L. LEE,
Commanding Cavalry Division :
GENERAL : The major-general commanding directs me to inform
you that a brigade of infantry has been ordered to be within support-
ing distance of you by daylight to-morrow morning. You will
please order all your trains out of the way, so that this brigade can
be moved to the front. The general also desires me to say that he
had supposed that you had a brigade of infantry to support you be-
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
J. SCHUYLER CROSBY,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Memphis, Tenn., April 7, 1864.
Brig. Gen. A. J. SMITH,
Comdg. Expeditionary Forces, Sixteenth Army Corps :
GENERAL ?ª It is of prime importance that you should return as
soon as practicable. Sherman's order sent to you is impracticable,
Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.