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teers, and order the two last-named regiments to proceed without delay and report to their respective brigades in the Twenty-fourth Corps.

By order of Brigadier-General Ferrero:

GEO. A. HICKS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY POINT, VA., December 6, 1864

(Received 12.10 p.m.)

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.:

Can you tell whether General Upton has been ordered away from the Sixth Corps to Tennessee or elsewhere?

C. B. COMSTOCK,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

December 6, 1864

Colonel C. B. COMSTOCK,

Aide-de-Camp:

At this moment I am unable to answer your inquiry about General Upton, but I will endeavor to ascertain from Generals Seymour and Wheaton whether the order you allude to has been issued.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

December 6, 1864.

Colonel C. B. COMSTOCK,

Aide-de-Camp:

General Seymour informs me that about the 1st of December General Upton was with the Army of the Shenandoah, and soon to leave for Tennessee, where it was understood he was to have a division of cavalry.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL,

December 6, 1864.

Major General G. G. MEADE,

Commanding Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: The following deserters received to-day: First Tennessee, Archer's brigade, Heth's division: Twelfth South Carolina, McGowan's brigade, Wilcox's division; Twenty-third South Carolina, Wallace's brigade, Johnson's division; Sixtieth Alabama, Gracie's brigade, Johnson's division. Deserter from First Tennessee reports Heth's division