War of the Rebellion: Serial 018 Page 0795 Chapter XXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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NAVY DEPARTMENT,

September 1, 1862-11 p.m.

Commodore WILKES, Commanding Potomac Flotilla.

(Care of Commodore Harwood, &c.)

Send four of your gunboats to Aquia Creek to-night, to protect the embarkation of General Burnside.

If Commodore Wilkes is not at or off the navy-yard, Commodore Harwood will deliver this order to the senior officer of any of the gunboats which have arrived, so that there shall be no delay.

GIDEON WELLES,

Secretary of the Navy.

Send copy to Burnside.

G. W.

Field Return of King's division, September 1, 1862.*

Present for duty.

Brigades. Officers. Men. Aggregate

Hatch's 48 768 816

Doubleday's 71 1,033 1,104

Gibbon's 72 1,355 1,427

Patrick's 75 1,200 1,275

Total 266 4,356 4,622

HEADQUARTERS MORELL'S DIVISION,

Centreville, September 1, 1862.

Lieutenant-Colonel LOCKE, Assistant Adjutant-General:

I would respectfully submit the following report of this division present for duty this date:

Commands. Officers. Enlisted Aggregate.

men.

First Brigade:

18th Massachusetts 14 268 -

13th New York 14 146 -

25th New York 11 142 -

1st Michigan 5 148 -

22nd Massachusetts 9 157 -

2nd Maine 13 160 -

66 1,021 1,087

Second Brigade:

14th New York 16 284 -

4th Michigan 14 274 -

9th Massachusetts 20 359 -

62nd Pennsylvania 22 413 -

32nd Massachusetts 12 303 -

84 1,633 1,717

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*Unsigned.

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