War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0946 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HDQRS. ARTILLERY Brigadier, TWENTY-FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

December 10, 1864.

First Lieutenant H. H. METCALF, Commanding Fifth New Jersey Battery:

SIR: The commanding officer directs that you will report to Brevet Brigadier-General Jourdan with your battery, on the Kingsland road, with all possible dispatch.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. M. HALL,

First Lieutenant, First U. S. Arty., Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., December 10, 1864.

Captain L. L. LANGDON, Commanding Artillery Brigade:

The brigadier-general commanding directs that your order the officer commanding the battery now under marching orders to report in person to Brevet Major-General Terry without delay.

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

W. H. ABEL,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARTILLERY Brigadier, TWENTY-FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

December 10, 1864.

First Lieutenant H. H. METCALF, Commanding Fifth New Jersey Battery:

SIR: The commanding officer directs that you will report in person, without your battery, to Brevet Major-General Terry without delay.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. M. HALL,

First Lieutenant, First U. S. Arty., Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

ARMY OF THE JAMES,

In the Field, Va., December 10, 1864.

Captain L. L. LANGDON, Commanding Artillery Brigade:

CAPTAIN: I am directed by Brigadier General C. A. Heckman to inform you that the battery now under marching orders will not be needed to-night, but will be harnessed and in readiness at 5 a.m. to-morrow, subject to orders from Brevet Major-General Terry.

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

W. H. ABEL,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., December 10, 1864.

Brevet Brigadier-General BATES, Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general commanding directs that your order a strong regiment to report to Brigadier-General Jourdan, on the Kingsland road. The regiment will move with all possible dispatch.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. H. ABEL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.