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DEEP BOTTOM, VA., July 21, 1864.

General WEITZEL:

The river at this point measures 580 feet. I will require twenty-four pontoons with those that I have here. I think I better have two or three extra ones. I also want some spikes and nails. The approaches on both shores are very good. What time may I expect the pontoons here?

T. LUBEY,

Captain and Engineer Officer.

JULY 21, 1864.

Captain LUBEY,

Jones' Neck:

General Benham was here this morning, and rather objects to giving us any more boats. He says he wants them. But prepare the approaches and abutments and we will see what we can do with our canvas pontoon train. I will send you the nails.

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Numbers 244.

Washington, July 21, 1864.

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56. Captain Edwin V. Sumner, First U. S. Cavalry, is hereby relieved from duty in the Department of Virginia and North Carolina, and will report in person without delay to Major-General Hunter, U. S. Volunteers, for assignment to duty as special inspector of cavalry, Department of West Virginia.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

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

Numbers 198.

In the Field, Va., July 21, 1864.

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II. All that part of the First Brigade, Second Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, which has arrived, will report as soon as disembarked, under its commander, Brigadier General H. W. Birge, to General A. H. Terry, commanding Tenth Army Corps.

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By command of Major-General Butler:

R. S. DAVIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, In the Field, July 21, 1864-10.20 a. m.

Brigadier-General TERRY,

Commanding Tenth Corps:

The First Brigade, Second Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, General H. W. Birge commanding, is ordered to report to you. The gen-