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the buildings and wharf, do so; if not, destroy everything. Embark your command at once and report to me at this place, Williard's Hotel, or Leesborough, 10 miles north of Washington.

A. E. BURNISIDE,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJT. General 'S OFFICE,

No. 224. Washington, September 6, 1862.

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XIII. Major-General McDowell, at his own request, is hereby relieved from the command of the Third Army Corps, and Major-General Reno is, by direction of the President, assigned to the command.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS,

Numbers 3. Washington, September 6, 1862.

I. The following-mentioned new regiments are distributed as herein-after indicated, and will proceed forthwith to join their respective corps and stations, viz:

BURNSIDE'S CORPS, at Leesborough, 6 miles out Seventh street.

15th Connecticut.

16th Connecticut.

35th Massachusetts.

17th Michigan.

20th Michigan.

9th New Hampshire.

FRANKLIN'S CORPS, near Theological Seminary, Va.

18th Maine.

19th maine.

[21st Pennsylvania.*]

136th Pennsylvania.

137th Pennsylvania.

HEINTZELMAN'S CORPS, near Fort Lyon.

11th New Jersey.

15th New Jersey.

117th New York.

120th New York.

141st Pennsylvania.

149th Pennsylvania.

SUMNER'S CORPS, at Rockville, Md.

14th Connecticut.

108th New York.

130th Pennsylvania.

132th Pennsylvania.

BANK'S CORPS.

24th Michigan.

13th New Jersey.

107th New York.

130th Pennsylvania.

132nd Pennsylvania.

F. J. PORTER'S CORPS.

121st New York.

68th Pennsylvania.

114th Pennsylvania.+

118th Pennsylvania.

119th Pennsylvania.

142nd Pennsylvania.

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* Assigned September 7.

+ Assigned to Banks' corps by subsequent order to same date.

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