War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0754 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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2. Brevet Major-General Mott, commanding Third Division, is charged with the preservation of the intrenchments, abatis, and slashing from Fort Cummings to Fort Siebert, including Fort Emery.

By order of Major-General Humphreys:

September CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARTY. Brigadier, SECOND CORPS,

Numbers 198.

November 30, 1864.

The commanding officers of the following-named batteries will report to Colonel John C. Tidball, commanding Artillery Brigade, Ninth Corps, without delay: Sixth Maine Battery, Third New Jersey Battery, Battery F, First Pennsylvania Artillery; Battery G, First New York Artillery; Battery C, Fourth New York Artillery.

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By command of Major John G. Hazard:

U. D. EDDY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 30, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER FIRST DIVISION:

SIR: The commanding general desires me to inform you that the following are the prescribed garrisons for the forts under your command; Fort Fisher, 150 men; Fort Welch, 175 men; Fort Gregg, 75 men; Fort Sampson, 75 men; Fort Cummings, 175 men. Each of the above-named works will be garrisoned by the number of men above designated, provided sufficient space can be found in the works to locate the men. If not, as many men as practicable will be assigned to garrison the works. You will please report to these headquarters to-morrow by what troops the forts are garrisoned, and who is in command of each.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

September CARNCROSS,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 30, 1864.

Major SEPTIMUS CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to recommend that the Fourth New York Artillery, now attached to the First Brigade of this division, be transferred to the Fourth Brigade. The First Brigade has an aggregate present of 3,008. The Fourth Brigade has an aggregate present of 1,320. The aggregate present of Fourth New York Artillery is 673.

Very respectfully,

N. A. MILES.

Brigadier-General, Commanding.