War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0368 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, June 23, 1864-5.35 p.m.

Brigadier General JOHN W. TURNER,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: You will move with your division immediately and report to Major-General Smith near Petersburg, leaving your picket-line as it stands. General Terry will relieve all your picket-line on the right of the ravine, and that force when relieved will follow you.

By order of Brigadier-General Brooks:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Wait for nothing, but let the men take what ammunition they have. Supplies will follow you in the morning.

JUNE 23, 1864-5.50 p.m.

Brigadier-General. TURNER:

Colonel Bell has been ordered to report to you immediately with his brigade. Send what force you have in hand immediately, and let Bell follow.

By order of Brigadier-General. Brooks:

ED. W. SMITH.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS.

Numbers 59.

In the Field, June 23, 1864

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III. The following changes in the organization of the Third Division are hereby ordered. The One hundred, and thirty-eighth Ohio National Guard is transferred to the Second Brigade, and the One hundred and forty-eighth Ohio National Guard to the First Brigade.

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By order of Brigadier General W. T. H. Brooks:

ED. W. SMITH.

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION,

In the Field, June 23, 1864

Lieutenant Colonel E. W. SMITH.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SIR: I have the honor to suggest that the One hundred and thirty-eighth Ohio National Guard, stationed at Spring Hill, be transferred to the Second Brigade and the One hundred and forty-eighth Ohio National Guard, stationed at Bermuda Landing, be transferred to the First Brigade. All General Marston's command will then be stationed at posts on the James River, and Colonel Armstrong's, when his four regiments take their place on the line, will all be in close proximity.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. S. FERRY,

Brigadier-General.