War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0298 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

May 29, 1864.

The command will move at 5.30 a. m. as follows: Second Division, First Division, Third Division, and Fourth Division. Wagons will be parked near the river on this side until the troops are in position. The reserve batteries will cross immediately after the troops. The regiments of heavy artillery will move as at present assigned. As far as practicable troops will move in parallel columns on the side of the road.

By order of Major-General Hancock:

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SECOND ARMY CORPS, Numbers 139.

May 29, 1864.

I. By direction of the major-general commanding the Army of the Potomac, the Fourth Division of the corps, known as the division of heavy artillery, will be broken up, and the troops distributed to the remaining divisions as follows:

To the First Division, Second New York Artillery, Colonel Whistler; Seventh New York Artillery, Colonel Morris. To the Second Division, Eighth New York Artillery, Colonel Porter. To the Third Division, First Maine Artillery, Colonel Tannatt. The commanding officers of these regiments will report at once to the officers commanding the divisions to which they are assigned. Offices of staff departments rendered supernumerary by this order will report to the chief of their departments at these headquarters.

II. Brigadier General R. O. Tyler will report to General Gibbon, commanding Second Division, for assignment to the command of a brigade.

By command of Major-General Hancock:

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.