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that ammunition shall be placed in the magazines of the rear line of works. If any more wagons will be required for the transportation of ammunition in consequence of this increase in your brigade, you will please make application therefor to these headquarters.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNO. N. CRAIG,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY POINT, VA., January 2, 1865.

Major General B. F. BUTLER,

Commanding Army of the James:

Please send Major-General Terry to City Point to see me this morning.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

CITY POINT, VA., January 2, 1865.

Major General B. F. BUTLER,

Commanding Army of the James:

I will be at home all day. When you were in New York I promised General Weitzel a leave of absence from the first of the year for thirty days. Does he desire to go? If so, he had better start at once.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

ARMY OF THE JAMES,

In the Field, January 2, 1865-12.20 p. m.

Major-General TERRY,

Twenty-fourth Army Corps:

You will report to General Grant in person at City Point immediately.

JNO. W. TURNER,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., January 2, 1865.

Brigadier General CHARLES DEVENS,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The brevet major-general commanding directs me to say that to-morrow morning, the 3rd instant, you will relieve the entire picket-line occupied by the Second Division.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

THEODORE READ,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.