|}||WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Washington, April 30, 1865.
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3. Bvt. Brig. Gen. William Hoffman, colonel Third U.S. Infantry, will proceed without delay to Memphis, Tenn., and such other points in the vicinity as may be necessary, to investigate and report upon the circumstances connected with the destruction of the steamer Sultana and the loss of life among the paroled prisoners of war consequent thereto, in accordance with verbal instructions of the Secretary of War. Upon completing this duty he will return to this city.
By order of the Secretary of War:
W. A. NICHOLS,
visits since 02/14/2004.
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