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SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. SECOND DIV., SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 115. August 13, 1864.

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2. Colonel George N. Macy, Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteers, will assume command of the First Brigade.

3. Lieutenant-Colonel Pierce is hereby relieved from command of the First Brigade and will assume command of the Third Brigade, relieving Lieutenant Colonel S. A. Moore, Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteers.

4. Lieutenant Colonel H. P. Rugg, Fifty-ninth New York Volunteers, is hereby temporarily assigned to the command of the First Brigade of this division.

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By command of Colonel Smyth:

A. HENRY EMBLER,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND CORPS,

August 13, 1864.

The following assignments of batteries to divisions are made: To the First Division, Battery K, Fourth U. A. Artillery, and the Eleventh New York Battery; to the Second Division, Sixth Maine Battery and Battery G, First New York Artillery; to the Third Division, Battery F, First Pennsylvania Artillery, and Battery B, First New Jersey Artillery. The commanding officers of the batteries above named will not report to their division commanders until notified to do so by a staff officer from these headquarters. The batteries will move in the order in which they are above mentioned. The time for movements will be designated hereafter.

By command of Captain A. J. Clark:

U. D. EDDY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 13, 1864-9.30 a. m.

General WILLIAMS:

I have the honor to report that everything was quiet in my front during the night; 1,400 men are at work on the redoubt to-day near the old ten-gun mortar battery and Battery Tilton.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

August 13, 1864-10 a. m.

Major General G. K. WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

The commanding general directs that your order the Sixth New York Regiment of Heavy Artillery to proceed forthwith to City Point, to embark thence for Washington. The commander of the regiment will make his requisition on General Ingalls, at City Point, for transportation, and on arriving at Washington will report for further orders to General Halleck, chief of staff.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.