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of the board of inquiry, at Fortress Monroe. The recorder will cause to be published in all the newspapers printed in the district a copy of this order, calling upon all persons to give evidence in relation to the subject of the inquiry.

By command of Major-General Butler:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS,

December 5, 1864-11. 20 a.m.

Captain EDSON:

Please have at once all the powder of which I spoke to you put in sand-bags or flour-sacks ready for shipment. You will see Admiral Porter on the subject. You will get the bags of the engineer department at Fortress Monroe. If not, notify me by telegram.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding

FORTRESS MONROE, VA., December 5, 1864-4 p.m.

Major-General BUTLER:

I am all ready, and shall call on the ordnance officer at Fortress Monroe for material.

D. D. PORTER,

Rear-Admiral.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. TWENTY-FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 1.

December 5, 1864.

I. The Thirteenth Indiana Volunteers, having been unintentionally omitted in the organization of the corps, is ordered to report to Brigadier-General Ames for duty.

By command of Major General E. O. C. Ord:

THEODORE READ,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION,

TWENTY-FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 1.

In the Field, Va., December 5, 1864

In obedience to instructions from headquarters Department of Virginia and North Carolina, Army of the James, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Second Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps.

A. AMES,

Brigadier-General.

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