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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 1ST DIV., 10TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 11. In the Field, near Curtis', Va.,

In pursuance of instructions from Brigadier General Alfred H. Terry, commanding, now unfitted for duty by illness, the undersigned assumes temporary command of this division.

J. B. HOWELL,

Colonel Eight-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES.

Point of Rocke, Va., June 11, 1864.

Colonel F. B. POND, Commanding Brigade:

COLONEL: The One hundred and thirty-fourth Ohio, 100-days' men, have arrived at Bermuda Hundred, and have been assigned to this command. On their arrival here they will be directed to report to you, and the general commanding directs that they be camped between your regiment (Sixty-second Ohio) and the line of entrenchments.

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

JUNE 11, 1864-7.30 a. m.

General BUTLER:

Colonel Armstrong, with an Ohio regiment of 100-days' men, has just arrived here. Shall he land at Bermuda or Point of Rocks?

HINKS,

General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY DIVISION, Numbers 5. In the Field, near Point of Rocks, Va.,

The following reorganization of the cavalry division is herewith announced:

First Brigade-Third New York Cavalry, Fifth Pennsylvania Cavalry; Second Brigade-Eleventh Pennsylvania Cavalry, First District of Columbia Cavalry. No change will be made in the position of the regiments in the line of entrenchments until further orders.

By command of Brigadier General A. V. Kautz:

M. J. ASCH,

Captain and Acting Assistant-General.

FLAG-SHARP AGAWAM,

James River June 11, 1864.

(Via Fort Monroe, 3.30 a. m. 12th. Received 11 a. m.)

Hon GIDEON WELLES, Secretary of the Navy:

Professor Maillefert reports the torpedoes sent as too small to be effective. They should be 18 inches long by 14 inches in diameter, to contain 150 pounds powder. I request that several of this size be furnished soon.

S. P. LEE,

Acting Rear-Admiral.