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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 215.

September 1, 1864.

I. The Independent Wisconsin Battalion, on duty at these headquarters, is relieved, and will proceed to join General Bragg's brigade, in the Third Division.

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By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

September 1, 1864.

Brigadier-General AYRES,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: I am instructed to inform you that General Crawford's division has been substituted for yours in the operations of to-morrow.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

September 1, 1864 - 9.15 p. m.

Brigadier-General CRAWFORD,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: You will have your division under arms to-morrow morning, and move the head of your column down the main road toward Reams' Station, so that it will be at the point where our line crosses the railroad at 3 a. m. You division is to support a movement of General Gregg's cavalry, and the accompanying instructions* from Major-General Humphreys will show you to what extent.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY POINT, VA., September 1, 1864.

Major General A. E. BURNSIDE,

Providence, R. I.:

Lieutenant-General Grant directs me to say to you that under existing circumstances he does not deem it best to return you to the command of your corps at present, but that he will not relieve you from it unless to assign you to some other command. He therefore desires you to remain at Providence or such other place as you may select until further orders from him.

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*See Humphreys to Warren, 9 p. m., p. 639.

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