War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0342 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

No. 79. In the Field, July 19, 1864.

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II. Brigadier General R. S. Foster, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby temporarily assigned to the command of the First Division, and will establish his headquarters at Deep Bottom.

By order of Brigadier General A. H. Terry:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS,

No. 16. In the Field, Va., July 19, 1864.

I. In accordance with instructions from corps headquarters the ;undersigned assumes command of the division, of which the headquarters will, until further orders, be at Deep Bottom, Va.

II. All official communication from the command will be addressed to Captain P. A. Davis, assistant adjutant-general.

R. S. FOSTER,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Hatcher's, Va., July 19, 1864.

Brigadier General O. S. FERRY, Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general commanding directs that you keep at least one regiment encamped between Battery No. 4 and Battery No. 6. He considers it preferable that two regiments be encamped there if it can be done without too much weakening other points of the line.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[JULY 19, 1864.]

General MARTINDALE, Eighteenth Corps:

What is that firing we hear over with you?

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

[JULY 19, 1864.]

Brigadier-General WEITZEL:

The firing is chiefly on Burnside's and Warren's front, and a little on mine, and principally from the enemy. Nothing serious.

J. H. MARTINDALE,

Brigadier-General.

CITY POINT, July 19, 1864 - 8.15 p. m.

Brigadier-General MARTINDALE:

General Smith started for the front nearly an hour ago.

E. S. PARKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.