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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, November 22, 1864-9 p. m.

General J. G. PARKE,

Commanding Ninth Corps:

In compliance with instructions received from headquarters Armies of the United States, the commanding general directs that your order one of the colored regiments of your command to report to the post commander at City Point for fatigue duty, &c., in the quartermaster's department.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS, November 22, 1864-5 p. m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

All quiet. Two divisions of Early's men reported on the Darbytown road.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding.

NOVEMBER 22, 1864.

C. A. DANA,

Assistant Secretary of War:

The navy are ready with their 150 tons. How soon can you send me ours to Fortress Monroe? Vessel is being prepared.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VA. AND N. CAROLINA,

ARMY OF THE JAMES, In the Field, Va., Numbers 365.

November 22, 1864.

1. In obedience to instructions received from the lieutenant-general commanding the Armies of the United States the following regiments are hereby relieved from duty in this department and will proceed to the Army of the Potomac and report to Major-General Meade commanding, viz: Two hundred and seventh Pennsylvania Volunteer Intry and Two hundred and ninth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.

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By command of Major-General Butler.

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, November 22, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel E. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: Last Friday morning 500 men were sent from this corps to re-enforce the Bermuda line. By direction of Brigadier-General Ames, then commanding the corps, this force was sent from the First