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Colonel Edwin Metcalf, Third Rhode Island Heavy Artillery Volunteers, will relieve Brigadier-General Terry and assume command of the post at Hilton Head.

By order of Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE SOUTH, Numbers 59.

Hilton Head, Port Royal, S. C., July 6, 1863.

Brigadier General Rufus Saxton, having signified his willingness to resume the command of troops, should the exigencies of the service require it, is hereby placed in command of the forces on Port Royal Island, and all the outposts supplied therefrom.

By order of Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore.

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Temporary organization of troops on Folly and adjacent islands, Brigadier General Truman Seymour, U. S. Army, commanding, July 6, 1863.*

First Brigade.

Brigadier General ISRAEL VOGDES.

39th Illinois.

4th New Hampshire.

7th New Hampshire.

100th New York.

62nd Ohio.

67th Ohio.

85th Pennsylvania

Independent New York Battalion [Enfants Perdus.]

1st Massachusetts Cavalry (detachment.)

3rd New York Artillery (detachment).

3rd Rhode Island Artillery (detachment.)

1st U. S. Artillery (detachment).

Second Brigade.

Brigadier General GEORGE C. STRONG.

6th Connecticut.

7th Connecticut.

9th Maine.

3rd New Hampshire.

48th New York.

76th Pennsylvania.

Brayton's Battery.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE SOUTH, Numbers 399.

Hilton Head, Port Royal, S. C., July 6, 1863.

The troops on Folly and adjacent islands and those to arrive there will be temporarily organized as follows:

First Division Brigadier General Alfred H. Terry commanding.-First Brigade, Brigadier General Thomas G. Stevenson commanding: Tenth Connecticut, Ninety-seventh Pennsylvania. Twenty-fourth Massachusetts, Fourth New Hampshire Volunteers, Second Brigade, Colonel W. W. H. Davis commanding: One hundred and fourth Pennsylvania, Fifty-second Pennsylvania Fifty-sixth New York, One hundredth New York. Third Brigade, Colonel James Montgomery com-

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*As announced by General Orders, Numbers 32, of that date, from headquarters, U. S. forces on Folly Island, Brigadier-General Seymour assumed command July 5.

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