War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 1000 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 132.

Warren's Station, Va., September 24, 1864.

Colonel H. G. Sickel, One hundred and ninety-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers, having reported with his regiment in compliance with orders from headquarters Fifth Army Corps, is assigned to the First Brigade.

By command of Brigadier-General Griffin:

GEO. MONTEITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

September 24, 1864-9.30 a.m.

General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

I have the honor to report nothing unusual on my lines during the past twenty-four hours. Detached rifle-pits and defenses are being constructed along my rear line of pickets.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

September 24, 1864.

Colonel T. S. BOWERS:

Will you please furnish me with a copy of any order or telegram extending the leave of Major-General Burnside and staff? I received from Major-General Burnside a copy of telegram from Lieutenant-General Grant to Major-General Burnside on this subject under date of September 1, but it has either been destroyed or mislaid.

JNO. G. PARKE.

CITY POINT, VA., September 24, 1864.

Major-General PARKE,

Commanding Ninth Army Corps:

The telegram from General Grant to General Burnside referred to in your dispatch of to-day reads as follows:

CITY POINT, VA., September 1, 1864.

Major General A. E. BURNSIDE,

Providence, R. I:

Await orders where you are. Your staff may remain with you.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

No subsequent orders have been given to General Burnside.

GEO. K. LEET,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 183.

September 24, 1864.

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5. In pursuance of orders from headquarters Army of the Potomac, it is hereby directed that a garrison of 150 be placed in Fort Howard