War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0412 OPERATIONS IN N.VA., W.VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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2. The Second Company Unassigned New Hampshire Heavy Artillery, Captain Ira McL. Barton commanding, having reported to these headquarters for duty, is hereby assigned to Fort Stevens. The quartermaster will furnish the necessary transportation.

By order of Lieutenant-Colonel Haskin:

R. CHANDLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, May 9, 1864-3.18 p. m.

General BRIGGS,

Commanding Draft Rendezvous, Alexandria:

Send all the companies of the Massachusetts Heavy Artillery in your command to this city, the commanding officer of them to report to Lieutenant-Colonel Haskin, commanding to the Army of the Potomac. He is organizing them into provisional brigades.

C. C. AUGUR,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF WASHINGTON, 22nd ARMY CORPS, Washington, D. C., May 9, 1864.

Brigadier-General BRIGGS,

Alexandria, Va.:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that the First Regiment Maryland Volunteers be directed to report to Colonel Burnes, commanding provisional regiment, to-morrow, May 10, a. m.

Very respectfully,

J. H. TAYLOR,

Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF WASHINGTON, 22nd ARMY CORPS, Washington, D. C>, May 9, 1864.

Brigadier-General DE RUSSY,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs me to inform you that the Ninth New York Artillery (Colonel Welling) has been ordered to report to you to relieve the First Abbot will be directed this p. m. to draw shelter-tents, and to move his regiment into camp to-morrow morning, preparatory to embarkation. The regiment will be provided with five days' rations, and 100 rounds of ammunition per man. Be kind enough to inform these headquarters when the regiment move into camp.

I am, general, very respectfully, your most obedient servant,

J. H. TAYLOR,

Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General.