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of the troops of the Tenth Corps that may have you will order to report to General brooks at once. You will take two batteries of artillery with your corps. More specific orders will be sent you during the night.

By order of General Butler:

J. W. SHAFFER,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

June 20, 1864.

Colonel SHAFFER:

COLONEL: I wrote you this a. m. that the battery had returned, upon such information being received from Colonel Bowen. I find, however, the battery is here in park under Captain Elder, chief of artillery. Do you wish it returned to you?

Very respectfully, &c.,

WM, RUSSELL, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JUNE 20, 1864.

Brigadier-General FOSTER:

Five companies of 100-days' men are ordered to report to you immediately.

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., June 20, 1864.

Captain ELDER,

Chief of Artillery, Eighteenth Army Corps:

CAPTAIN: The major-general commanding directs that you send the whole of Elder's battery to report to General Kautz, instead of a section, as ordered this afternoon.

I am, captain, very respectfully, yours,

N. BOWEN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

June 20, 1864.

Brigadier General G. J. STANNARD,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: You will please have your command in readiness to move to-morrow a. m. at daylight. Special orders will be sent you during the night.

By command of Major General W. F. Smith:

N. BOWEN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Generals Martindale and Ames.)