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promotion for gallant and efficient conduct on previous occasions, and yesterday led his brigade against the enemy under a most destructive fire. He expresses the wish that he may receive the recognition of his service by promotion before he dies for the gratification of his family and friends, and I beg that if possible it may be done. He has been sent to City Point.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 19, 1864 - 7 p. m.

The above telegram is transmitted to the lieutenant-general commanding with the earnest recommendation that Colonel Chamberlains' wish be gratified.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

No. 164. June 19, 1864.

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4. Brigadier General Joseph Hayes is assigned to duty in the Fifth Corps, and will report to the commanding officer of that corps without delay as [soon as] practicable.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

No. 146. June 19, 1864.

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II. The officers and enlisted men of the Fourth Michigan Volunteers whose term of service has not expired will be transferred to one o the regiments from the same State now serving on the First Division.

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V. Brigadier General Joseph Hayes, having reported at these headquarters, is assigned to the Second Division, and will report to Brigadier-General Ayres, commanding.

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By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS, June 19, 1864 - 12.50 a. m.

Major-General BUTLER,

Commanding Department:

Your dispatch of 11.25 p. m. [June 18] is received, and Russell's division will move at 4 a. m.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.