War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0761 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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June [12], 1864.


Your reserve batteries will follow General Gibbon's division which is ordered to move. General Birney moves first, then General Gibbon, both following the road taken by General Barlow this noon.

By ordered of Major-General Hancock:


Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff:


June 12, 1864.

Captain W. R. DRIVER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

CAPTAIN: In compliance with circular of the 11th instant from headquarters Second Army Corps, I have the honor the honor to submit the following statement of the organization of this division, with the names of brigade and regimental commanders:

Third Division, Second Army Corps, Major General D. B. Birney, commanding:

First brigade, Colonel Thomas W. Egan, Fortieth New York Volunteers, commanding: Seventh Maine Volunteers, Captain John C. Perry commanding; Fortieth New York Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel A. J. Warner commanding; Eighty-sixth New York Volunteers, Major M. B. Stafford commanding; One hundred and twenty-fourth New York Volunteers, Captain H. S. Murray commanding; Ninety-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Major J. W. Moore commanding; One hundred and tenth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel E. E. Lewis commanding; One hundred and forty-first Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel H. J. Madill commanding; Twentieth Indiana Volunteers, Colonel W. C. L. Taylor commanding; Second U. S. Sharpshooters. Major E. T. Rowell commanding.

Second Brigade, Colonel Thomas R. Tannatt, First Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, commanding: Fourth Maine Volunteers, Fifth Michigan Volunteers, Fifth-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers, Sixty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers, One hundred and fifty Pennsylvania Volunteers, Ninety-third new York Volunteers, First U. S. Sharpshooters, First Massachusetts Heavy Artillery.

Third Brigade, Brigadier General G. Mott, U. S. Volunteers, commanding: Fifth New Jersey Volunteers, Captain Henry H. Voolsey commanding; Sixth new Jersey Volunteers, Captain Joseph Hays commanding; Seventh New Jersey Volunteers, Major Frederick Cooper commanding; Eighth New Jersey Volunteers, Major Virgil M. Hearly commanding; Eleventh New Jersey Volunteers, Colonel Robert McAlister commanding;One hundred and fifth pennsylvania Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel P. Dunne commanding; Sixteenth Massachusetts Volunteers, Major Samuel W. Richardson commanding; First Maine Heavy Artillery, Colonel Daniel Chaplin commanding.

Fourth Brigade, Colonel William R. Brewster, Seventy-third New York Volunteers, commanding: Seventieth New York Volunteers (First Excelsior), Major [Captain] William H. Hugo commanding; Seventy-first New York Volunteers (Second Excelsior), Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Raffety commanding; Seventy-second New York Volunteers (Third Excelsior), Lieutenant Colonel John Leonard commanding;