HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES, Numbers 39.
Morris Island, S. C., April 20, 1864.
The undesigned having been relieved from duty in the Northern District by virtue of Special Orders, Numbers 165, headquarters Department of the South, and ordered to report at Hilton Head, S. C., to assume command of the District of Hilton Head, Pulaski, Saint Helena, and Tybee Island, hereby turns over the command of the post of Morris Island to Colonel E. N. Hallowell, Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteers.
The following-named commissioned officer and enlisted men are hereby
relieved from duty at this post, and will accompany the undersigned to Hilton Head, S. C.: Major Edward L. Rogers, One hundred and fourth Pennsylvania Volunteers, acting assistant adjutant-general; Henry J. Redfield, clerk, headquarters Second Brigade, Eighty-first New York Volunteers; Charles B. Johnston, Company D, One hundred and fourth Pennsylvania Volunteers; Chapman Carve, Company B, One hundred and fourth Pennsylvania Volunteers; Miles J. Eastman, Company B, Fifty-second Pennsylvania Volunteers.
W. W. H. DAVIS,
Colonel 104th Pennsylvania Vols., Commanding Post.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH, Numbers 175.
Hilton Head, S. C., April 22, 1864.
I. The following-named regiments of the Tenth Army Corps will proceed to Fortress Monroe, and the senior officer will report in person to Major General B. F. Butler, commanding the Department of Virginia and North Carolina: Eighty-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers, One hundred and twelfth New York Volunteers, One hundred and sixty-ninth New York Volunteers. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.
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III. Brigadier General A. Ames, U. S. Volunteers, will assume command of the troops on board the transport Fulton, and proceed to Fortress Monroe and report to Major General B. F. Butler, commanding Department of Virginia and North Carolina.
IV. Brigadier General J. W. Turner, chief of staff, will proceed by the Fulton to Fortress Monroe and report to Major General B. F. Butler, commanding Department of Virginia and North Carolina, for the purpose of taking necessary measures for the organization of the Tenth Army Corps.
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By command of Major General Q. A. Gillmore:
W. L. M. BURGER,
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WEST FLORIDA,
Barrancas, April 22, 1864.
Brigadier General CHARLES P. STONE,
Chief of Staff, Hdqrs. Department of the Gulf:
GENERAL: I have the honor to submit, in connection with my report of April 16, Numbers 213, the following additional information