War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0393 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

On Board Transport, May 4, 1864.

Brigadier General A. H. TERRY,

Commanding First Division, Tenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: By direction of the major-general commanding, the following instructions from department headquarters are published for your information and guidance:

FORT MONROE, May 4, 1864.

General GILLMORE,

Gloucester Point:

The flag-of-truce boat New York, with rebel prisoners, will be found at City Point. Please instruct all officers and men of your command to hold no communication with her without orders from headquarters department.

J. W. SHAFFER,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

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

ISRAEL R. SEALY,

Captain, Forty-seventh New York Vols., A. A. A. G.

(Similar copies sent to General Turner and General Ames.)

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

On Board Transport Arago, May 4, 1864 - 10.20 p. m.

Brigadier-General TERRY,

Commanding First Division, Tenth Army Corps:

General Butler telegraphs to hurry up the movement. Your division will be the last to land, but we will not wait to arrange positions here. Start your division for Fortress Monroe as soon as possible.

By command of Major-General Gillmore:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to General Turner.)

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

On Board Transport Arago, May 4, 1864 - 10.20 p. m.

Brigadier-General AMES,

Commanding Third Division, Tenth Army Corps:

Start your division to Fortress Monroe as rapidly as possible. Report in person on board the Arago within fifteen minutes if possible. Your division will lead, followed by the Second, but don't wait here.

By command of Major General Q. A. Gillmore:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT MONROE, May 4, 1864.

General SMITH:

Let them drop down river and wait until all is loaded.

J. W. SHAFFER,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.