War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0148 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS.] HDQRS. DEPT. OF VA. AND N. CAROLINA,

In the Field, June 17, 1864.

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3. Brigadier General William T. H. Brooks is hereby assigned to the command of the troops of the Tenth Army Corps, now serving in this department, vice Major General Q. A. Gillmore, relieved.

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5. So much of special orders from these headquarters as relieved Major-General Gillmore of the command of the troops of the Tenth Army Corps, serving in this department, is withdrawn as of the date of its issue, to wit, June 14, 1864.

6. The One hundred and thirty-eighth and One hundred and fifty-fifth Regiments Ohio National Guard will proceed to City Point and land there, relieving the colored troops at that point. The One hundred and thirty-eighth will march to Spring Hill, relieving the colored troops there. The colored troops, on being relieved, will proceed to the line of defenses, and report to Brigadier-General Turner.

By command of Major-General Butler:

R. S. DAVIS,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS,

June 17, 1864-1.40 [a.m.]

General TERRY:

General Wright's leading brigade is now passing my headquarters to march to field near the center of the line.

B. F. BUTLER.

GENERAL BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS,

June 17, 1864-1.45 a.m. (Received 2.15 a.m.)

General TERRY:

Six hundred and fifty men of Ames' brigade have just reported to him from City Point.

B. F. BUTLER.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

June 17, 1864-2.20 a.m.

Major-General BUTLER:

How large a part of Wright's force has arrived? Shall they as soon as they reach here be formed immediately behind the pickets in the open field in front of the center ready for a movement on the enemy? Will the commanding officer have his orders?

ALFRED H. TERRY,

Brigadier-General.

[Indorsement.]

3.35 A. M.

Commanding officer has his orders.