War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0393 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. HASKIN'S DIV., 22nd A. C., DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, Numbers 34.

May 6, 1864.

I. Lieutenant-Colonel Seward, commanding at Fort Foote, as soon as practicable, will direct two companies of his command to report to Colonel J. Welling, for assignment, one company to relieve the detachments at Forts Ricketts and Wagner and the other company for assignment to Fort Baker. The quartermaster at Fort Foote will furnish the necessary transportation.

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By order of Lieutenant-Colonel Haskin:

R. CHANDLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

COLUMBUS, May 6, 1864,.

Major-General SIGEL:

I am ordered by the War Department to send three regiments to Parkersburg and two to Charleston, in preference to other assignments. Next will be your two regiments to Cumberland. I send two regiments to Parkersburg to-day; will get three off to-morrow. I will probably be able to start your two regiments on Sunday or Monday.

JNO. BROUGH,

Governor.

COLUMBUS, OHIO, May 6, 1864.

[COMMANDING GENERAL DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA:]

I send one regiment to Cumberland to-morrow morning and one to-morrow afternoon.

J. BROUGHT,

Governor.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA, Numbers 92.

Near Winchester, Va., May 6, 1864.

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2. Battery H, First Virginia Light Artillery, now at Wheeling, will proceed to New Creek and report to Colonel Wilkinson, commanding brigade. A detail of one non-commissioned officer and two men will be selected by the commanding officer of the battery and directed to report to Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Darr, jr., superintendent volunteer recruiting service.

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By order of Major-General Sigel:

T. MELVIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

PRINCETON, May 6, 1864-6.30 p. m.

Major-General SIGEL:

Arrived here 11.30 a. m. this day, driving out a small party of the enemy left here as guard. The main body left yesterday, via the Narrows, to re-enforce Echols at Lewisburg; so reported by all citizens.

GEO. CROOK,

Brigadier-General.