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HEADQUARTERS, &C.,

November &, 1864.

General AMES:

Please get ready 2,000 men, with their arms, to make rifle-pits on the line which it is prossed to fight on it the enemy attempt to turn our night. Collect enemy shovel that is to be found.

ALF. H. TERRY,

Brevet Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 2nd DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 125. In the Field, Va., November &, 1864.

Major James A. Colvin, One hundred and sixty-ninth New York Volunteers, is hereby to the command of the redoubt in front of the Third Brigade, Second Division, Tenth Army Corps, relieving Lieutenant Colonel A. Alden, who will turn over to Major Colvin full instructions. The duties of Major Colvin will not relieved him from duty with his regiment, except in case of a movement of the troops.

By order of Brigadier-General Foster:

T. ELLERY LORD,

Captain, 3rd Infantry., N. Y. Vols., and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., November 7, 1864.

[Colonel G. PENNYPACKER,

Commanding Second Brigade:]

COLONEL: In view of any apprehended attack to be made on our extreme right, you will have the garrison assigned to the redoubt on your front placed thereon, and the line of works manned the same as to-day at 4.30 o'clock this a. m. The force to be placed along the works will be sufficiently strong to resist an ordinary attack. Only the balance of your brigade will be moved out in the New Market road, as a movable column in the rear of the First Brigade, and in the neighborhood of the Four-Mile Church, where you will find a staff officer to direct you where to go. You will report at once to these headquarters what troops you will send to the right down the New Market road. The camps will not be disturbed, but left as they are. The men will have sixty rounds of ammunition.

By order of Brigadier-General Foster:

T. ELLERY LORD,

Captain, 3rd Infantry., Vols., and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. SECOND Brigadier, SECOND DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., November 7, 1864.

Captain T. E. LORD,

Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, Second Division, Tenth Army Corps:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report, pursuant to instructions received from brigadier-general commanding, that in case of a movement to-morrow morning the three battalions of my brigade will contain, respectively, the numbers of officers and men indicated below, viz: Two hun-