War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0012 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 2.

January 2, 1865.

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3. Battery H, First Rhode Island Artillery, now serving with the Artillery Reserve, is assigned to the Artillery Brigade, Sixth Corps, which it will join with as little delay as practicable.

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By command of Major-General Parke:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, January 2, 1865. (Received 10.15 a. m.)

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

No changes in the disposition of this command since last report. Three deserters from the rebel army came into our lines last night.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, January 2, 1865-12.50 p. m.

General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Commanding Second Corps:

Has Bvt. Brigadier General H. J. Madill, One hundred and forty-first Pennsylvania Volunteers, been assigned to duty by the President according to his brevet rank?

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, January 2, 1865.

(Received 1.20 p. m.)

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

No order assigning Bvt. Brigadier General H. J. Madill to duty with his brevet rank has been received at these headquarters, although I recommended that he should be so assigned.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, January 2, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER SECOND CORPS:

I do not find that we have ever received a communication from you asking that Bvt. Brigadier General H. J. Madill, One hundred and forty-first Pennsylvania Volunteers, be assigned to duty according to his brevet