War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0026 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. TWENTY-FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 3.

January 3, 1865.

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7. During the absence of a portion of the Second Division, under command of Brigadier-General Ames, the detachment of the Second Division remaining behind will be organized by Brigadier-General Devens and attached to the Third Division. Brigadier-General Devens will immediately assume command of that portion of the line occupied by the Second Division and will picket that portion of the line now picketed by the Second Division.

By command of Bvt. Major General A. H. Terry:

THEODORE READ,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., 24TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 2.

In the Field, Va., January 3, 1865.

1. The Second Brigade of this division will be prepared to move at 11 a. m. this day, with cooked rations up to the night of the 7th instant, forty rounds of ammunition, knapsacks, and shelter-tents. No horses will be taken, and officers will take as little baggage as possible.

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4. First Lieutenant A. T. Stearns, Two hundred and sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers, is hereby detailed as acting aide-de-camp on the staff of the brigadier-general commanding.

5. Second Lieutenant George C. Snyder, One hundred and ninety-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers, is hereby detailed as acting aide-de-camp on the staff of the brigadier-general commanding.

By order of Brigadier General J. R. Hawley:

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIV., TWENTY-FOURTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, Va., January 3, 1865.

Lieutenant A. K. TILTON,

Acting Commissary of Subsistence, Third Brigade,

Second Div., 24th Army Corps, Jones' Landing, Va.:

The troops of the late Wilmington expedition are ordered to move from camp at 11 a. m. Be in readiness.

Respectfully, yours,

CHAS. A. CARLETON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR,

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, 25TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 2.

In the Field, Va., January 3, 1865.

The designated regiments of this division will move to Bermuda Landing by brigades, and bivouac there as soon as they have received their rations, in accordance with previous instructions. But little officers' baggage and no horses will be taken, or, if taken, will be left at Bermuda Landing. The sick of each regiment will be left in charge