War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0474 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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GENERAL BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS,

June 1, 1864-12.30 p. m.

Major-General GILLMORE:

The commanding general directs that all men available for detail, not otherwise employed, be put on the new line between Batteries 3 and 6. That the men of the 20-pounder battery build their own epaulements at the position they were instructed to occupy.

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

[Indorsement.]

Major Graef will carry out this order on the new line referred to, calling on General Kautz for such details as he may require. General Terry will direct the commander of the 20-pounder battery to constructed epaulements for his guns, as directed, the object being to aid the navy in any attack upon them by the enemy's gun-boats. both works to be pushed vigorously.

Q. A. GILLMORE,

Major-General, Commanding.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 7.

In the Field, near Hatcher's, Va., June 1, 1864.

1. Colonel H. L. Abbot, First Connecticut Artillery (captain U. S. Corps of Engineers), is hereby announced as acting chief engineer of the line of entrenchments, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

2. First Lieutenant J. M. Barnard, Twenty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteers, is hereby announced as acting aide-de-camp to the major-general commanding.

By command of Major General Q. A. Gillmore:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 10.

In the Field, near Curtis', Va., June 1, 1864.

Captain Loomis L. Langdon, First U. S. Artillery, having been relieved from duty, Captain Alfred P. Rockwell, First Connecticut Light Battery, is announced as chief of artillery, staff of the brigadier-general commanding, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Brigadier General Alfred H. Terry:

ADRIAN TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 34.

In the Field, near Hatcher's, Va., June 1, 1864.

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2. Company E, Third New York, and Company M, Third Pennsylvania Artillery, are hereby assigned to the command of Brigadier-General Terry, and will report to him direct.

By command of Major General Q. A. Gillmore:

ISRAEL R. SEALY,

Captain, 47th New York Vols., Actg. Asst. Adjt. General