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JUNE 23, 1864

Brigadier-General FOSTER:

Send all the 100-days' men.

By order of Brigadier-General Brooks:

ED. W. SMITH.

Assistant Adjutant-General

DEEP BOTTOM, June 23, 1864

Brigadier-General BROOKS:

The 100-days' men are all being relieved.

R. S. FOSTER.

Brigadier-General.

JUNE 23, 1864-7.35 p.m.

Brigadier-General FOSTER:

The small redoubt below Four-Mile Creek should be held to-night by 150 men.

By order of Brigadier-General Brooks:

ED. W. SMITH.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

DEEP BOTTOM, June 23, 1864.

Brigadier-General BROOKS:

I will place the 150 men in that redoubt.

R. S. FOSTER.

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES.

Deep Bottom, June 23, 1864-11 p.m.

Lieutenant Colonel E. W. SMITH:

The enemy appear to be moving artillery down road in front of Grover's. One gun-boat will fire slowly during the night.

JAMES M. BARNARD, JR.,

First Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL ORDERS.

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS.

Numbers 54.

In the Field, near Curtis', Va. June 23, 1864

I. Brigadier General R. S. Foster, U. S. Volunteers, having reported for duty to the brigadier-general commanding, is assigned to the command of the Third Brigade. The First Maryland (dismounted) Cavalry is assigned to the Third Brigade and will immediately report to Brigadier General R. S. Foster, commanding.

By order of Brigadier General A. H. Terry:

A. TERRY.

Assistant Adjutant-General.