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Jamestown. The troops on the shore belonged to some other corps. The aide-de-camp says he was 2 or 3 miles distant. All quiet, and weather fine.

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

Statement showing number of men composing the Army of the Potomac after its disembarkation on the Peninsula, April 13, 1862.

Aggregat Aggreg Aggrega Total

e ate on te aggrega

present specia absent te

for duty l present

duty, and

sick, absent

and in

arrest

Major-General McClellan, 14,333 567 2,511 17,411

general staff, and

unassigned troops

Second Corps (General 18,778 919 2,251 21,948

Sumner)

Third Corps (General 34,628 1,207 3,798 39,633

Heintzelman)

Fourth Corps (General 33,231 1,572 3,926 38,729

Keyes)

Grand aggregate 100,970 4,265 12,486 117,721

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., December 31,186.

It is hereby certified that the preceding statement is accurately compiled from the morning report of the 13th day of April, 1862, signed by Major-General McClellan and his assistant adjutant-general, Seth Williams, and now on file in this office.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

No. 117. Camp Winf. Scott, near Yorkt'n, Va., Ap'l 13, 1862.

The following is to be read at the head of each company of this army:

All persons whatsoever, other than officers or parties on military duty and properly authorized, are prohibited passing to the front of this army beyond the line of main guards. Pickets and guards will arrest persons infringing upon this regulation and turn them over to the provost-marshall of division.

By command of Major-General McClellan:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEAR YORKTOWN, April 14, 1862-11.30 a.m.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

We are getting up the heavy guns, mortars, and ammunition quite rapidly. The bridges and roads leading to proposed position of the

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