War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0577 Chapter LII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

Search Civil War Official Records

some sleep. Having met an officer of the provost guard, I avail myself of the opportunity to ask where I shall march my command in order to secure supplies at the earliest possible moment. I propose to march to City Point. Please send by courier to meet me at once with instructions.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. H. WILSON,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

OFFICE OF PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL,

July 1, 1864.

Colonel GATES,

Twentieth New York State Militia, City Point:

By direction of the commanding general, you will have all men belonging to General Wilson's command found coming in to City Point, and who may now be in that neighborhood, arrested and delivered over to the nearest detachment of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, to be forwarded by them to Colonel Bryan, near these headquarters.

M. R. PATRICK,

Provost-Marshal-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

Numbers 45.

City Point, Va., July 1, 1864.

* * * * * * *

III. The Thirty-seventh Regiment New Jersey Volunteers (100 days' men), Colonel E. Burd Grubb commanding, is hereby assigned to the Department of Virginia and North Carolina, and will report to Major-General Butler, commanding, for orders.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF VA. AND N. C.,

Numbers 178.

In the Field, Va., July 1, 1864.

* * * * * * *

XXII. Paragraph XI, Special Orders, Numbers 175, from these headquarters, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Brigadier-General Hinks, having applied for leave of absence on surgeon's certificate of disability, is ordered to Fort Monroe on light duty for the present.

By command of Major-General Butler:

R. S. DAVIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT MONROE, July 1, 1864.

Colonel H. L. ABBOT:

Could only send 1,673 fuse-plugs for 8-inch shells this morning; will send more to-morrow on mail-boat. Will ship you 3,000 more shells to-morrow.

T. EDSON,

Captain, &c.

37 R R-VOL XL, PT II