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and garrison equipage and the least possible amount of baggage, viz: Fourth New Hampshire Volunteers, Eight Maine Volunteers, Fifth-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Battery D, First U. S. Artillery.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully your obedient servant,

ED. W. SMITH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH,

Hilton Head, S. C., April 12, 1864.

Colonel J. B. HOWELL,

Commanding Hilton Head District, Hilton Head, S. C.:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding directs that you hold the following-named regiments and companies of your command in readiness to embark at short notice. All officers and men on detached duty, if within your command, will be relieved and sent at once to their regiments. The troops will take with them their camp and garrison equipage and the least possible amount of baggage, viz: Sixth Connecticut Volunteers, Seventy-sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Eighty-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Thirty-ninth Illinois Volunteers, Sixty-second Ohio Volunteers, Sixty-seventh Ohio Volunteers.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ED. W. SMITH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH,

Hilton Head, S. C., April 12, 1864.

Brigadier General J. P. HATCH,

Commanding District of Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you hold the following-named regiments and companies of your command in readiness to embark at short notice. All officers and men on detached duty, if within your command, will be at once relieved and sent to their regiments. The troops will take with them their camp and garrison equipage and the least possible amount of baggage, viz: Thirteenth Indiana Volunteers, Ninety-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers, Fortieth Massachusetts Mounted Infantry, Third New Hampshire Mounted Infantry, Twenty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteers, Tenth Connecticut Volunteers.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ED. W. SMITH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH,

Hilton Head, S. C., April 13, 1864.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

Chief of Staff of the Army, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatches of the 4th and 5th instant, by the hands of Captain Smith, of your staff. They arrived on the 11th. Your letters of April 1 and March 26 were duly received.