War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0742 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS,

September 7, 1864-6 p. m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

I have the honor to report return to my command, and will do myself the honor to report in person to-morrow.

B. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding.

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

Numbers 106.

In the Field, September 7, 1864.

I. Captain Israel R. Sealy, assistant adjutant-general, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby announced as assistant adjutant-general on the staff of the major-general commanding department.

II. Captain H. R. Clum, Signal Corps, U. S. Army, is hereby announced as chief signal officer of the Department of Virginia and North Carolina, vice Captain L. B. Norton, relieved pursuant to roaders from the War Department.

III. First Lieutenant John A. Kress, U. S. Ordnance Corps, is hereby announced as chief of ordnance of the army in the field, vice Captain A. Mordecai, relived pursuant to orders from the Was Department.

By command of Major-General Butler:

R. S. DAVIS,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

September 7, 1864.

General WILLIAMS:

Nothing of special interest on my line. General Hunt withdrew three batteries from me. I am working at the second line at all points. Deserter confirms report as to portion of Early's troops returning, and also that the enemy at work at an inner of redoubts.

D. B. BIRNEY,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

September 7, 1864. (Sent 10.40 a. m.)

Major-General BIRNEY,

Commanding Tenth Corps:

The major-general commanding desires to know where the 1,800 men are posted that were withdrawn from the Tenth Corps by General Ord's order.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

September 7, 1864. (Received 12.50 p. m.)

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

The regiments withdrawn from my line are stationed, I think, on James River, at Berkeley house, Wilson's Wharf, and City Point.

D. B. BIRNEY,

Major-General.