War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0523 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.- UNION.

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for me to give Captain Hart my minute instructions. He is well acquainted in that vicinity. I will simply say I want McNeill killed, captured, or driven out of this valley.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPT., 8TH ARMY CORPS, No. 130.

Baltimore, May 22, 1864.

1. Colonel J. G. Lowe, commanding One hundred and thirty-first Regiment Ohio National Guard, having reported to these headquarters in obedience to orders of Major-General Heintzelman, is hereby ordered to proceed with his regiment to Fort McHenry and report to Bvt. Brigadier General W. W. Morris,commanding Second Separate Brigade.

By command of Major-General Wallace:

SAMUEL B. LAWRENCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON,

TWENTY-SECOND ARMY CORPS, No. 127.

May 23, 1864.

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5. So much of paragraph 6, Special Orders, No. 124, current series, from these headquarters as relates to Company F, Twenty-first Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps,and Two hundred and second Company, First Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, is hereby revoked. Company G, Twenty-first Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, will proceed at once to its proper station at Rendezvous of Distribution, Va., and be reported to the commanding officer of that post for duty.

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10. The Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Depot Companies, Veteran Reserve Corps, having been reported at these headquarters, in compliance with orders, from the Provost-Marshal-General, will proceed at once to Alexandria, Va., and be reported to Brigadier-General Slough, military governor, for duty with the Twelfth Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps,to which regiment they have been assigned. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.

By command of Major-General Augur:

C. H. RAYMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS HASKIN'S DIVISION, No. 54.

May 23, 1864.

1. The One hundred and seventieth Regiment Ohio National Guard, Colonel M. J. Saunders commanding, having reported at these headquarters, is hereby assigned as follows, and will report to Colonel Miller, commanding Second Brigade: One company at Battery Vermont, one company at Fort Gaines, five companies at Fort Simmons, two companies at Fort Mansfield, and one company at Fort Bayard.