War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0456 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, June 26, 1864.

Colonel SHAFFER:

The troops of the enemy reported this morning were about four hours and a half passing. Nothing yet heard of any newspapers.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Brigadier-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 12.

In the Field, Near Hatcher's, Va., June 26, 1864.

Hereafter the troops of this command will be required to keep two days' rations of bread constantly in their haversacks. Meat on hand will be cut up into rations, but kept in the hands of the cooks.

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

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 62.

In the Field, Near Hatcher's, June 26, 1864.

In obedience to orders from department headquarters the two companies of the First New York Mounted Rifles on duty with this corps are hereby relieved and ordered to report immediately to Major General W. F. Smith, commanding Eighteenth Army Corps.

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

ED. W. SMITH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, June 26, 1864.

Brigadier-General FOSTER,

Commanding at Deep Bottom:

Another section of First Connecticut Battery is ordered to you to relieve the section of Warren's battery (smooth-bores) now with you. Upon the arrival of the former the brigadier-general commanding directs that you relieve the last-named section and order it to report to General Terry.

Respectfully, &c.,

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[JUNE 26, 1864.]

Brigadier-General FOSTER:

What do you make of the force which passed to-day from your right to James River? About what force, and what arm, and where coming from?

By order of Brigadier-General Brooks:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.