War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0872 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LIV.

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and their memories are deeply cherished by their brothers in arms, and their names have been selected with great unanimity as to the peculiar features and merit of the intended honor.

I am, general, your obedient servant,

D. B. BIRNEY,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. FIRST Brigadier, FIRST DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS, Before Petersburg, Va., September 16, 1864.

Captain A. TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report all quiet on the line of my command. No movements of importance, either offensive of defensive, have been made from our lines, nor seem to have been from the enemy's. The officer of the trenches reports: "Nothing except the usual picket-firing has occurred during the night along the brigade." No casualties have occurred in the last twenty-four hours.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. C. VORIS,

Colonel Sixty-seventh Ohio Volunteers, Commanding First Brigade.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SECOND DIV., 10TH ARMY CORPS,

No. 95.

Near Petersburg, Va., September 16, 1864.

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VII. Colonel Rufus Daggett, One hundred and seventeenth New York Volunteers, will assume command of the First Brigade, Second Division, during the temporary absence of Colonel N. M. Curtis.

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By order of Brigadier General R. S. Foster:

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, September 16, 1864.

(Sent 3.15 p.m.)

Major-General GIBBON,

Commanding Eighteenth Corps:

If any officers of high rank belonging to the Eighteenth Corps were killed at Cold Harbor or Petersburg the commanding general desires to have their names, in order to name three redoubts on our line around Petersburg. These redoubts are on the front formerly occupied by the Eighteenth Corps. Please let me have an early reply, as the list is full, with the exception of the three mentioned.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.