War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0490 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HDQRS. LIGHT ARTILLERY Brigadier, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., November 2, 1864.

Captain L. L. LANGDON,

Commanding Battery M, First U. S. Artillery:

CAPTAIN: The lieutenant-colonel commanding directs that you proceed immediately with the batteries under your command (M, First U. S. Artillery and the Fourth New Jersey) to Bermuda Hundred, Va., and report to Brigadier-General Hawley, U. S. Volunteers. If General Hawley is not at Bermuda Hundred when you arrive you will await his instructions. Captain C. M. Sampson, assistant quartermaster, has been ordered to have two days' rations of forage ready in wagons at Jones' Landing for both batteries on your arrival at that point.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. M. HALL,

1st Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Arty., and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

P. S. - As soon as you arrive at Bermuda Hundred apply to Colonel Dodge, chief quartermaster, for water transportation. Go on board at once, but await sailing orders from General Hawley.

By order of Lieutenant-Colonel Jackson:

R. M. HALL,

1st Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Arty., and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

November 2, 1864.

General AMES,

First Division, Tenth Army Corps:

Please get Hawley's brigade ready to march at once with their baggage and three days' rations, cooked or uncooked.

ALFRED H. TERRY,

Brevet Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 154.

Before Richmond, Va., November 2, 1864.

During the temporary absence of Colonel H. M. Plaited, commanding Third Brigade, Colonel G. B. Dandy, One hundredth New York Volunteers, is hereby assigned to the command of the Third Brigade, First Division, Tenth Army Corps.

By order of Brigadier General A. Ames:

CHAS. A. CARLETON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRD DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 31.

In the Field, Va., November 2, 1864.

1. The brigades of this division will be constituted as follows until further orders: First Brigade - Seventh U. S. Colored Troops, Ninth U. S. Colored Troops, Twenty-ninth Connecticut Colored Volunteers, One hundred and sixteenth U. S. Colored Troops. Second Brigade - Eighth U. S. Colored Troops, Forty-first U. S. Colored troops, Forty-fifth