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JONES' NECK, July 11, 1864.

Major-General BUTLER:

I have the men from the Tenth Connecticut Volunteers under Second Lieutenants Sharp and Linsley. I directed them to take two days' rations and sixty rounds of ammunition per man. If there are any other instructions for them please telegraph.

R. S. FOSTER,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

No. 54.

City Point, Va., July 11, 1864.

I. Lieutenant Colonel J. B. Howard is hereby received from duty as acting chief quartermaster of the Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, and will report to Major General W. F. Smith, commanding Eighteenth Army Corps, for duty as chief quartermaster of that corps.

II. Captain R. P. Johnson, assistant quartermaster of volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty in the Second Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and will report to Major General W. F. Smith, commanding Eighteenth Army Corps, for assignment to duty in the quartermaster's department of that corps.

III. Captain Henry Page, assistant quartermaster, is hereby appointed acting chief quartermaster of the Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, and will report as such to Major General P. H. Sheridan, commanding Cavalry Corps.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

E. S. PARKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, July 11, 1864.

Colonel J. W. SHAFFER,

Chief of Staff:

How many vessels with the Nineteenth Corps from New Orleans have passed Fort Monroe for Washington up to this time? Please keep these headquarters advised of the vessels as they pass, that the Lieutenant-General commanding may be informed of the probable time they will reach Washington.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, In the Field, July 11, 1864.

Major MULFORD,

Fort Monroe:

You will come up to-morrow in the New York if she is at your disposal; if not, come in the mail-boat.

B. F. BUTLER,

Major-General.