War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0492 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

No. 84.

In the Field, July 26, 1864.

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7. Brigadier General H. W. Birce, commanding First Brigade, Second Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, will report with his command to Brigadier General O. S. Ferry.

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9. Colonel Molineux, commanding Second Brigade, Second Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, will report will his command to Brigadier General A. H. Terry, commanding First Division, Tenth Army Corps.

10. Colonel Dyer, commanding Second Brigade, First Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, will report with his command to Brigadier General

O. S. Ferry, commanding Third Division, Tenth Army Corps.

11. Colonel Dyer, commanding Second Brigade, First Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, will proceed at once with his brigade to Bermuda Hundred, and embark on the steamer Cahawba for Washington.

By command of Major-General Birney:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, Va., July 26, 1864.

Colonel J. B. HOWELL,

Eighty-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Commanding First Brigade,

Colonel J. R. HAWLEY,

Seventh Connecticut Volunteers, Commanding First Brigade:

COLONEL: In pursuance with instructions from corps headquarters, the line of defenses will be manned at taps, the troops to be allowed to sleep at the works, and to return to camp at half an hour after sunrise to-morrow, if at that time there is no alarm at the front.

By order of Brigadier General A. H. Terry:

A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, Va., July 26, 1864.

Captain L. LANGDON,

First U. S. Artillery, Commanding Artillery Brigade:

CAPTAIN: The brigadier-general commanding directs that the caissons of the batteries in position on the line of defense be hitched up and kept in readiness to move until half an hour after sunrise

to-morrow, at which hour, if no alarm occurs, the horses will be unharnessed.

I have the honor to be, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.