War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0684 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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(four guns) is in Fort Alexander Hays you will move your third section and all your caissons and entire camp to near meade's Station, occupying the ground formerly the camp of the Twelfth New York Battery. You will report in writing as soon as in position in Fort Haskell.

II. The Third New Jersey Battery will relieve the Twelfth New York Battery, by section, as soon as possible. As each section is relieved it will proceed to Fort Alexander Hays and be placed in position. The commanding officer of the Twelfth New York Battery will keep out of sight of the enemy as far as practicable, and report in writing as soon as in position in Fort Alexander Hays.

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By command of Major John G. Hazard:

U. D. EDDY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS, November 22, 1864.

Major SEPTIMUS CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to request that efforts be make to effect the exchange of the following-named officers of this division: Colonel John Fraser, One hundred and fortieth Pennsylvania Volunteers, a very valuable officer, captured June 22, 1864, while in command of the Fourth Brigade, and now confined at Charleston, S. C.; Captain John S. McEwan, Seventh New York Volunteer Artillery, and judge-advocate of this division, captured at Deep Bottom, Va., July 28, 1864, released on parole and now at Albany, N. Y., a good and much needed at the present time.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

NELSON A. MILLES,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, November 22, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL: I have the honor to report all quiet on my front during the past twenty-four hours. Four deserters received, viz: One from Twenty-third South Carolina, one from Twenty-eighth Georgia, one from Sixty-fourth Georgia, one from Eleventh Florida.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, November 22, 1864-9.45 a. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

Nothing unusual transpired along our lines during the past twenty-

four hours. A deserter from Twenty-sixth North Carolina came in last night. Several trains of cars passed each way during the night, but nothing definite could be discovered in relation to them.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.