War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0474 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

May 16, 1864.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL:

Company I, One hundred and forty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers, now at Philadelphia, will be ordered to join its regiment. Battery I, Independent Company Pennsylvania Volunteers, now in Philadelphia, will be ordered to Washington to report to General Augur.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT., GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 179.

Washington, May 17, 1864.

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45. The following regiments will constitute the Second Brigade of the Veteran Reserve Corps, with the headquarters at Alexandria, Va.:

Third Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, Colonel F. D. Sewall; Eleventh Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, Lieutenant Colonel Gilbert S. Jennings (commanding); Twelfth Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, Colonel Addison Farnsworth; Fourteenth Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, Lieutenant Colonel Carlile Boyd (commanding); Eighteenth Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, Colonel Charles F. Johnson; Twentieth Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, Lieutenant Colonel George A. Washnburne.

This brigade will be under the command of an officer of the Veteran Reserve Corps, to be selected by the Provost-Marshal-General. He will make his reports to the headquarters Department of Washington.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. HASKIN'S DIV., 22nd ARMY CORPS, DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, Numbers 48

May 17, 1864.

1. In compliance with orders from department headquarters, the Third Company Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Captain Whiton, will be relieved at Fort Foote and report, without delay, to department headquarters for orders. The quartermaster will furnish the necessary transportation.

2. The Second Company New Hampshire Heavy Artillery, Captain Barton, will proceed at once to Fort Foote, Md., and relieve the Third Massachusetts Heavy Artillery.

3. Company A, Maine Coast Guards, Captain Barker, will proceed at once to Fort Washington, Md., and report to Colonel Brooks for orders. The company will be at Sixth-street wharf as soon as possible.

4. Colonel Miller, One hundred and sixty-third Ohio National Guard, will at once detail a company of his command at Fort Reno, to relieve the company of Maine Coast Guards at Fort Simmons, which has been ordered to Fort Washington.

By order of Lieutenant-Colonel Haskin:

R. CHANDLER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.