about that hour by a detail of 300 men, under a proportionate number of officers and non commissioned officers. In the meantime I will press the working parties to the utmost.
I have the honor to be, sir, your most obedient servant,
L. D. H. CURRIE,
Colonel 133rd New York Volunteers, Commanding Brigade.
HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,
In the Field, Hatcher's, Va., July 24, 1864.
Brigadier General O. S. FERRY, Commanding Third Division:
GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you send two sections of Captain Follett's battery (D, Fourth U. S. Artillery) to-morrow morning to report to Brigadier General R. S. Foster, commanding, Deep Bottom, Va.
ED. W. SMITH,
JULY 24, 1864.
Major F. E. GRAEF,
First New York Vol. Engineers, Hdqrs. 18th Corps:
The commanding general directs that you repair to the headquarters of your regiment here and assume command. Major Walker will be sent over to take your place. Turn over in the meantime your command to your next in rank. Acknowledge receipt of this.
ORDERS.] JULY 24, 1864.
Brigadier-General Wild will be relieved from arrest and report to Fortress Monroe and await orders. His personal staff may go with him. Will General Ord transmit this order?
BENJ. F. BUTLER,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,
July 24, 1864.
Brigadier-General KAUTZ, Commanding Cavalry Division:
Please get ready to move with everybody you can muster. You will want when you do move six days' rations of hard bread, coffee, and salt. Your beef will be taken on the hoof. Report to me how many you can mount within forty-eight hours.
BENJ. F. BUTLER,
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 24, 1864.
Please have any dismounted cavalry detachments here remounted immediately, so that surplus horses can be sent to Army of the Potomac. General Hunter has been directed to send any in he has at Harper's Ferry.
H. W. HALLECK,
Major-General and Chief of Staff.