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SPECIAL ORDERS.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS.

Numbers 60.

In the Field, June 24, 1864.

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III. Major J. F. Randlett, Third New Hampshire Volunteers, is assigned to duty as provost-marshal at these headquarters.

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

ED. W. SMITH.

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS.

In the Field, near Curtis', Va., June 24, 1864.

Colonel A. W. EVANS.

First Maryland Cavalry:

COLONEL: The brigadier-general commanding directs that at sunset this day such portion of your command as is not on picket march to Deep Bottom and report to Brigadier General R. S. Foster, commanding, and that the remainder of the regiment follow at 6 a.m. to-morrow; each detachment taking with it their camp and garrison equipage and stores. The bearer will act as guide.

I have the honor to be, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JUNE 24, 1864. (Sent 8.12 a.m.).

General FOSTER:

What is the news in your front? How near completion are the intrenchments?

W. T. H. BROOKS.

Brigadier-General.

DEEP BOTTOM, June 24, 1864.

General BROOKS;

The advanced works on the hill will be complete by to-morrow. The others depend upon the number of men I can get to work on them. I will push them as fast as I can. I have few men for fatigue.

R. S. FOSTER.

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS.

In the Field, Hatcher's, Va., June 24, 1864.

Brigadier General O. S. FERRY.

Commanding Third Division, Tenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general commanding directs that you assume command of all that part of the line from General Terry's left to the Appomattox River.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ED. W. SMITH.

Assistant Adjutant-General.