War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0438 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LIV.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

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

Numbers 96.

Fortress Monroe, Va., August 23, 1864

The following is promulgated for the information of this command:

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE,

In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

That the grateful thanks of the State of New Hampshire, are hereby presented to Brigadier General Gilman Marston for the patriotic devotion and conspicuous gallantry by which he has won for himself imperishable fame, and reflected honor upon the State of his nativity.

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be directed to forward a copy of these resolutions to Brigadier-General Marston, and a like copy to the commanding officer of each regiment of New Hampshire volunteers in the field to be read at the head of their respective commands.

WILLIAM E. CHANDLER,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

CHARLES H. BELL,

President of the Senate.

JOSEPH A. GILMORE,

Governor.

By command of Major General B. F. Butler:

R. S. DAVIS,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

August 23, 1864

Major-General BIRNEY:

Will you ride over with me to meet General Ord and consult with him about relieving the Eighteenth Corps with a portion of the Tenth? We will leave me headquarters at 3.30 p.m.

B. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

August 23, 1864

Major General D. B. BIRNEY,

Commanding Tenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I transmit herewith rebel colors taken by the forces under your command the 16th instant, that the same may be forwarded to the headquarters of the Armies of the United States through the department commander. I have also requested Lieutenant-Colonel Dent, aide-de-camp, to turn over to you the three colors captured by your command on that date, and delivered to him by me the same day.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 104.

In the Field, August 23, 1864

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4. Pursuant to instructions from department headquarters, all detachments of the Third Pennsylvania Artillery now doing duty on General Turner's line are hereby relieved, and will report to-day to Brigadier General C. K. Graham, commanding Naval Brigade.

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