War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 1265 Chapter LIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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HEADQUARTERS FIRS ARMY CORPS, December 10, 1864.

Major General R. F. HOKE,

Commanding Division:

General Field will move his division at 4 o'clock this morning down the Darbytown road. You will hold your command in readiness to follow his move on the Barbytown road by the left flank.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJ. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Numbers 293 Richmond, December 10, 1864.

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XXIII. The corps of cadets under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Shipp are relieved from duty in the trenches around Richmond, and will be turned over to the State authorities to resume their studies.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNumbers WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, December 10, 1864.

Brigadier General E. P. ALEXANDER,

Commanding, and Chief of Artillery:

The movement against the enemy on this side of the river begins at 4.30 o'clock this morning.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, December 10, 1864.

Major General J. B. KERSHAW,

Commanding Division:

You will move your division down the line of works at 5 o'clock this morning, and relieve General Hoke's division.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, December 10, 1864-3 a. m.

Colonel LOGAN,

Commanding Brigade:

You will move your command down the Carles City road (starting at 4.30 o'clock this morning) till you reach that point where the road crosses the south fork of the White Oak Swamp near Brightwell's.

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