Massachusetts Volunteers; Major Fleming, in Battery Numbers 9, in place of Eighty-eighth New York Volunteers; Sixty-ninth New York, Captain
, in place of Seventh New York Artillery in Batteries 11 and 12; Sixty-fourth New York Volunteers, in Fort Stedman, in place of Fifty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers; One hundred and eleventh New York Volunteers, Captain Murdock, in Battery No.
, in place of Sixty-ninth New York.
* * * * * By command of Major-General Meade:
HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,
City Point, Va., October 13, 1864
Brigadier General H. W. BENHAM,
Commanding Engineer Brigade, City Point, Va.:
GENERAL: Send immediately one of the regiments now serving with you and belonging to the army of General Butler, to report to Colonel Potter, commanding forces on Butler's old line, near Bermuda Hundred. The regiment will march with promptness to Broadway Landing, crossing the pontoon bridge at that place. Let the regiment sent be the strongest you have.
By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:
T. S. BOWERS,
HEADQUARTERS ENGINEER BRIGADE,
City Point, Va., October 13, 1864-9.30 p.m.
Colonel C. W. DIVEN,
Commanding Two hundredth Pennsylvania Volunteers:
In compliance with an order from General Grant you will immediately move your regiment and reported to Colonel Potter, commanding forces in Butler's old line near Bermuda Hundred. You will march with promptness to Broadway Landing, crossing the pontoon bridge at that place. There must be no delay in your breaking your camp. It is very desirable that you should report to Colonel Potter as soon as possible. You will not await to relieve the detachment you have on picket, but leave them to follow you after being relieved by men from the Two hundred and fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers.
By order of Brigadier General H. W. Benham:
October 13, 1864
William H. Kent, a reporter of the Tribune, whom you sent out of the department wishes top come back and promises to behave well. I think he was not so much to blame as his informant. Have you any objection?
B. F. BUTLER,