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Artillery, Captain Francis L. Guenther. the former commanded by Brigadier-General G. D. Wagner, Colonel C. G. Harker, and Colonel F. T. Sherman; the latter, by Colonels Laiboldt, Miller, Wood, Walworth, and Opdyke. The demibrigade was an awkward invention of Granger's; but at this time it was necessitated-perhaps by the depleted condition of our regiments, which compelled the massing of a great number of regimental organizations into a division — to give it weight and force. On October 16, 1863, General Grant had been assigned to the command of the Military division of the Mississippi, a geographical area which embraced the Departments of the Ohio, the Cumberland, and the Tennessee, thus effecting a consolidation of divided commands which might have been introduced most profitably at an earlier date. The same order that assigned General Grant relieved General Rosecrans, and placed General Thomas in command of the Army of the Cumberland. At the time of the reception of the o