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requiring rest, will render unnecessary your coming here, as has been directed, and that he will have no occasion for your services. Lieutenant-General Grant has been advised accordingly. Please acknowledge.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY DIVISION,

Jones' Neck, July 2, 1864.

General S. WILLIAMS:

GENERAL: Your telegram of to-day has just been received.

Very respectfully,

AUGUST V. KAUTZ,

Brigadier-General.

CAMP NEAR BERMUDA HUNDRED, VA.,

July 2, 1864.

Captain EDSON,

Ordnance Officer, Fort Monroe, Va.:

Send gins and sling-cart to Yorktown, Va. (General Carr commanding), to dismount and transport its armament to transports.

By command of Major-General Butler:

R. S. DAVIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Numbers 226.

Washington, July 2, 1864.

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4. Brigadier General James Barnes, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty as a member of the general court-martial instituted by Special Orders, Numbers 122, and will proceed without delay to Point Lookout, Md., and assume command of the prisoners' camp at that place.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, D. C., July 2, 1864.

General AUGUR:

Lieutenant-General Grant directs that only three of the eight batteries be sent to the front at present. The other five can be organized and ready to move as occasion may require.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.