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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

No. 78.

August 20, 1863.

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3. Supplies for officers may be procured by sending an agent with a list of the articles to be obtained by a general officer and approved by the provost-marshal-general, or by his authority.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS, June 11, 1864-9 a.m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have nothing new to report this morning.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, July 11, 1864.

(Received 11.30 a.m.)

General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

I send a deserter from Hill's corps, who says that Hill moved last night toward the railroad;how far he went the deserter does not know. The people of Petersburg say he is going to Pennsylvania.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS, July 11, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

I send to provost-marshal-general a deserter from Sixty-first Virginia.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, July 11, 1864.

(Received 11.50 a.m.)

General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

The prisoner I sent up from the Sixty-first Virginia this morning was from Hill's corps, and said nothing about the corps having moved. He deserted from picket.

WIFN'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.