War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0636 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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tain McAllister, Second New York Mounted Rifles, is authorized to collect all such men and conduct them to dismounted cavalry camp, near City Point.

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By command of Major General John G. Parke:

JNumbers C. YOUNGMAN,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Before Richmond, Va., November 17, 1864-9 p. m.

DIVISION COMMANDERS TENTH ARMY CORPS:

Heavy firing being reported in front of the Eighteenth Corps, the general commanding the army directs that you have your command in readiness for any emergency. The commanding officer of the Third Division will move a sufficient number of his command to the front to man the intrenchments.

I. R. SEALY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 163.

In the Field, November 17, 1864.

1. So much of paragraph 1, Special Orders, No 155, current series, from these headquarters, as provided for the temporary assignment of the detachment Sixteenth New York Heavy Artillery to the Third Brigade, is hereby countermanded. The commanding officer will report with his command to Colonel J. C. Abbott, commanding Second Brigade.

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By command of Colonel A. C. Voris:

CHAS. A. CARLETON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Before Richmond, Va., November 17, 1864-10 p. m.

BRIGADE COMMANDERS, FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS:

In pursuance of instructions from corps headquarters the general commanding directs that you hold your command in readiness for any emergency, as heavy firing is reported in front of the Eighteenth corps. Officers will be notified, but the men will not at present be turned out under arms.

By order of Brigadier General J. R. Hawley:

CHAS. A. CARLETON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

P. S.-Subsequent information has been received that the firing is on the Bermuda front.