WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 8.
Washington, January 6, 1865.
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19. Captain Joseph H. Metcalf, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, will report in person without delay to the commanding general Department of Virginia and North Carolina for assignment to duty.
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By order of the Secretary of War:
W. A. NICHOLS,
HDQRS. ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, Numbers 4.
City Point, Va., January 6, 1865
Brigadier-General Benham will detach from his command one full company of engineers, for duty with Brevet Brigadier-General Abbot, commanding siege train, and order the commanding officer of the company detached to report in person and without delay to Brevet Brigadier-General Abbot, for instructions as to tools, outfit, &c., required.
By command of Lieutenant-General Grant;
T. S. BOWERS,
HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,
January 6, 1865-10.15 a.m.
No changes in the disposition of this command since last report.
Five deserters from the enemy came into our lines last night.
A. A. HUMPHREYS.
HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,
January 6, 1865
Colonel N. H. VINCENT,
Eighty-sixth New York Vols., and Division Officer of the Day:
COLONEL: By direction of the brevet major-general commanding I send to you circular of this date from headquarters Second Army Corps, directing an advance of the picket-line. The commanding general directs that you modify the line as directed in the circular accompanying consulting with officer of the day of the Second Division in order to secure a complete connection; that you cause the line to be divided properly among the three brigades of the division and that you make to-morrow morning upon being relieved a full report of the change the change to be made to-morrow morning when the details from brigades will be increased as required for the new line.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
WM. R. DRIVER,