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Should you, however, consider it necessary for the safety of your command to evacuate Fort Pillow before the enemy shall have crossed the Hatchie, you are left at liberty to do so, having entire confidence in your judgment and ability, not being able to judge from here of your facilities for reaching Grenada. I am of opinion, however, that he will venture slowly and cautiously westward, so long as I shall remain within striking distance of him, on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, at or about Baldwin. It may be well for you to know that the telegraph communication from there to Memphis will be completed before a week or ten days. Whenever you shall be about to abandon the fort, you will telegraph the commanding officer at Memphis to burn all the cotton, sugar, etc., in the vicinity of that city, as per my instructions already communicated to him. You will necessarily destroy all government property, arms, guns, etc., that you will not be able to carry off with you; and on arrivin
tinue rapidly on the direct road to the vicinity of Baldwin. The provision trains will follow the baggage traid by the enemy, will take up their line of march to Baldwin by the route indicated (Article 1), leaving properld by the enemy, will take up their line of march to Baldwin by the routes indicated in Article 1, leaving propehe passage of the cavalry. 14th. On arriving at Baldwin, the best defensive position will be taken by the Ation received, Guntown, four and a half miles below Baldwin, is considered a better position for the defensive;orandum of orders. Headquarters Western Department, Baldwin, Miss., June 6th, 1862, 5 P. M. 1st. General Vanth instant, on its way to Tupelo, via the road from Baldwin to Priceville. It will halt for the night at Sand the 7th instant, and afterwards in the vicinity of Baldwin, guarding the rear of Hardee's corps, until 4 A. M. forces resumed the march, and were concentrated at Baldwin, with rear-guards left to hold the bridges across t