War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0765 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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the New Kent Court-House road. Your principal quartermaster will know. You can have three wagons and two ambulances at your headquarters on the march for baggage, supplies, sick, &c.

RUFUS INGALLS,

Chief Quartermaster.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 23. Near Cold Harbor, Va., June 12, 1864.

I. Major General J. G. Parke, U. S. Volunteers, is announced as chief of staff, Ninth Army Corps, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

II. Major j. St. C. Morton, u. S. Engineers, is announced as chief engineer of the corps, to date from May 18, 1864, and be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By command of Major-General Burnside:

LEWIS RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

June 12, 1864-11.30 a. m.

In accordance with orders from headquarters Army of the Potomac, the Fourth and Tenth U. S. Infantry are transferred from the Ninth to the Fifth Army corps. The general commanding cannot part with these regiment without expressing to them his sincere thanks for the great assistance they have to him and to the corps which he has the honor to command during this most important campaign. Their gallantry and patience has been conspicuous, and the mutual trials and dangers of the last fifth days have endeared them more to us than years of service in time of peace could have engendered. They have our best wishes and prayers for future success.

By command of Major General A. E. Burnside:

D. R. LARNED,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

June 12, 1864.

General LEDLIE:

The general commanding desires to see his division commanders at headquarters as early as convenient this morning.

By command of Major-General Burnside:

D. R. LARNED,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Potter and Willcox.)

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

June 12, 1864-5 p. m.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

June 12, 1864-5 p. m.

Brigadier-General POTTER;

GENERAL: The order of march for the division on the Ninth Corps will be as first indicated: General Ledlie, First Division, leading