War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0435 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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WASHINGTON, D. C., May 11, 1864-3.30 p. m.

Major-General WALLACE,

Baltimore:

As soon as a regiment of Ohio militia reports to you in Baltimore, you will send the Eighth New York Heavy Artillery, Colonel Porter, to this place to report to General Augur for transportation to the Army of the Potomac. Notify General Augur when it is ready to move.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPT., 8TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 119.

Baltimore, May 11, 1864.

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2. Bvt. Brigadier General W. W. Morris, commanding Second Separate Brigade, is hereby directed to put Company I, Second U. S. Artillery, en route at once for Camp Barry, Washington, D. C., in accordance with Special Orders, War Department, May 4, 1864.

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By command of Major-General Wallace:

SAMUEL B. LAWRENCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 174.

Washington, May 11, 1864.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEW YORK, May 11, 1864.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

SIR: Before the publication of your dispatch of this morning the most intense anxiety prevailed. Gold went up to 176 1\2. On its publication, about 1 o'clock, gold went down in fifteen minutes to 170 1\2. There is but one expression of opinion among loyal people here respecting the General Dix dispatches, viz, gratitude for them and unlimited confidence in their contents.

Very respectfully,

E. S. SANFORD,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. HASKIN'S DIV., 22nd ARMY CORPS,

No 39.

DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, May 12, 1864.

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2. The First Regiment Vermont Heavy Artillery is relieved from duty in this command, and will proceed to Belle Plain in pursuance