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will be in readiness, but probably will not move until some time after the infantry. The headquarters' spring-wagon, ambulances, medical, and other wagons usually allowed to move with the troops, will not move with the troops, but will be parked under the direction of Captain McEntee, assistant quartermaster, and will move under his direction. The general train will move under direction of Captain Shallenberger, assistant quartermaster. The details now absent on fatigue will be ordered to join their commands at once. The artillery and trains will not hitch up until so directed. If not already supplied, the troops will at once be supplied with rations of the required amount.

By order of Major-General Hancock:

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND CORPS,

August 12, 1864.

During the temporary absence of Major John G. Hazard, First Rhode Island Artillery, Captain A. J. Clark, First New Jersey Artillery, senior officer, will assume command of the Artillery Brigade.

By command of Major John G. Hazard:

U. D. EDDY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 12, 1864 - 9 a. m.

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that nothing of importance occurred in my front last night. Heavy picket-firing in front of the command on my right was kept up all night. Early this morning the enemy opened some of his heavy guns. He fired both last night and this morning from the heavy battery near the plank road. Two deserters from Florida brigade were received and sent up this morning.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 12, 1864 - 9 p. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

I have the honor to report that nothing of importance has transpired in my front during the day. Nineteen hundred and fifty men from this corps are at work to-night on the line.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 199. August 12, 1864.

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6. The detachment of the First Michigan Cavalry, Lieutenant William H. Wheeler commanding, on duty at these headquarters, having been