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Corpl. John M. Kindig, Sixty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers.

Private John N. Opel, Company G, Seventh Indiana Volunteers.

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9. The Second Division of this corps will relieve General Griffin's division, of the Fifth Corps, in holding the intrenchments as soon after daylight on the morning of the 6th instant as practicable. The right of General Griffin's command is between Fort Urmston and Fort Keene, and his left at Fort Fisher. General Gibbon will assign garrisons to Fort Urmston and Fort Conahey, 250 men to the former and 75 men to the latter. The pickets of the Second Division in the rear will be relieved by 300 men of the Third Division at daylight in the morning.

10. The presentation of medals for soldiers of this command directed by paragraph 4, special orders of this date, from these headquarters to take place to-morrow, is postponed until further orders.

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By order of Major-General Humphreys:

September CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARTILLERY Brigadier, SECOND CORPS,

Numbers 203.

December 5, 1864.

Captain R. Bruce Ricketts, First Pennsylvania Artillery, is announced as acting major, and assigned to the command of the batteries of this brigade in position on the line of the Ninth Corps, viz: Sixth Maine Battery; F, First Pennsylvania Artillery; Third New Jersey Battery; G, First New York Artillery; C, Fourth New York Artillery.

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By command of Major John G. Hazard:

U. D. EDDY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

December 5, 1864-9.05 a.m.

Brigadier-General WILLIAMS

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that nothing unusual transpired in front of this corps yesterday or during the night.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

December 5, 1864. (Sent 9.35 p.m.)

Major General G. K. WARREN.

Commanding Fifth Corps:

Major-General Humphreys has been directed to relieve Griffin's division, Fifth Corps, early to-morrow morning by Gibbon's division, Second Corps.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.