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your division commander. As soon as your troops are put on shore send the steamers back to this place to the quartermaster, to be rationed and to have the supply of water replenished.

M. R. MORGAN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Commissary of Subsistence,

Chief Commissary of Subsistence, Armies Operating against Richmond.

(Copy for General Rawlins, chief of staff.)

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, No. 10. City Point, Va., January 12, 1865.

Brigadier General S. Williams, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby announced as acting inspector-general of the armies in the field, and will immediately enter upon duty as such.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT, No. 7. Savannah, Ga., January 12, 1865.

The limits of the Department of the South are extended so as to embrace the State of North Carolina. The headquarters will remain at Hilton Head. The department will, until further instructions, be subject to the orders and control of Major-General Sherman.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, No. 12. January 12, 1865.

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2. The battalion of the Eighth Delaware Volunteers now at City Point is assigned for the present to the command of the provost-marshal-general, and will be accounted for accordingly.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. F. BARSTOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

January 12, 1865-10.30 a.m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report no changes in the disposition of this command since last report. Four deserters from the enemy came in last evening.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.