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and is assigned to General Griffin. One hundred and twenty-seven recruits yesterday-eighty-one for twentieth Maine and forty-six for the Thirty-second Massachusetts.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 239. September 25, 1864.

I. Brigadier-General Baxter will send a regiment about 200 strong to garrison Fort davison, at the Gurley house.

II. Brigadier-General Ayres will extend his division along the breast works to the right as far as he can, relieving the troops of the Ninth Corps.

III. Colonel Wainwright, chief of artillery, will put a battery in Battery Numbers 26, between Fort Wadsworth and Fort Howard.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

September 25, 1864.

Brigadier-General AYRES,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding has directed General Crawford to occupy the breast-works to your right. You will, therefore, not be required to move your troops.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

September 25, 1864.

Brigade commanders will hold their commands in readiness to move at a moment's notice.

By command of Brigadier-General Ayers:

C. E. LA MOTTE,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

September 25, 1864.

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Nothing unusual occurred on any portion of my line during the past twenty-four hours.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.