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IV. Bvt. Brigadier General James Gwyn, naming reported, in compliance with paragraph Vi of Special Orders, Numbers 301, from headquarters Army of the Potomac, is assigned to the first Division, and will report to Brigadier-General Griffin, commanding.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR Numbers 152.] HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

November 7, 1864.

To-morrow, 8th instant, election day, all drills will be suspended. Division commanders and the commander of the Artillery Brigade are requested to take measures to enable their men to vote early and as promptly as possible, so that the polls may be closed as early practicable, and that their men be held ready to meet any emergency that may arise from a demonstration on the part of the enemy. they are desired also to caution increased vigilance on their picket-lines.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

Numbers 160. Camp before Petersburg, Va., November 7, 1864.

I. Bvt. Brigadier General James Gwyn, having reported, in compliance with paragraph 4, Special Orders, Numbers 276, headquarters Fifth Army Corps, is hereby assigned to the command of the First Brigade of this division.

By command of Brigadier-General Griffin:

GEO. MONTEINTH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

November 7, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

Nothing unusual transpired along our line during the past twenty-four hours. One man from the Twenty-ninth Massachusetts attempted to desert to the enemy, but was arrested and is now in charge of the provost guard.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

November 7, 1864-8.45 p. m.

Major-General GREGG,

Commanding Cavalry:

The commanding general directs that you send patrols and scouts well out to-morrow morning at an early hour so as to have early intelligence of the enemy, should he be moving. Such scouting and patrolling should be kept up during the day.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.