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HEADQUARTERS DEEP BOTTOM, June 26, 1864-12 m.

Colonel SMITH:

Up to yesterday morning the movement of troops was toward Malvern Hill. This morning the movement is back toward Richmond. No troops have been seen moving toward my right to-day.

FOSTER,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 56.

In the Field, Va., June 26, 1864.

I. The four guns of the Fifth New Jersey Battery, now in position in the intrenchments, will be immediately moved on Battery Numbers 3, relieving Battery M, First U. S. Artillery. The four guns of Battery M, First U. S. Artillery, now in Battery Numbers 3, will be immediately moved to the positions now occupied by the Fifth New Jersey Battery.

II. In obedience to orders from department headquarters all enlisted men of Companies D and H, First New York Mounted Rifles, are hereby relieved from duty and will report to these headquarters without delay.

III. One section of First Connecticut Battery will immediately proceed to Deep Bottom, reporting to Brigadier General R. S. Foster, commanding. Upon the arrival of this section Brigadier-General Foster will immediately relieve the section of the Fifth New Jersey Battery, now attached to his command, and cause it to report at these headquarters without delay.

By order of Brigadier General A. H. Terry:

A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, near Curtis', Va., June 26, 1864.

Colonel F. B. POND,

Sixty-second Ohio Volunteers, General Officer of the Day:

COLONEL: Instructions have been received to procure some rebel papers if possible. I therefore send you two New York papers of late date, which please put in the hands of two intelligent men on the picket-line with orders to exchange with the rebels pickets as if on private account. Do not let them show any undue eagerness to exchange lest the enemy should suspect our object.

A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, near Curtis', Va., June 26, 1864.

Captain Z. C. WARREN, Commanding Fifth New Jersey Battery:

CAPTAIN: The section of your battery which has just arrived from Deep Bottom will immediately be sent to the position in the intrenchments this day vacated by the section of the First Connecticut Battery ordered to report to Brigadier General R. S. Foster.

By order of Brigadier General A. H. Terry:

A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.