War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0178 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, January 19, 1865.

QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL U. S. ARMY:

SIR: The Secretary of War directs that the supplies which were drawn from the depot at Forty Monroe for the U. S. troops in the State of North Carolina, prior to the annexation of that State to the Department of the South by General Orders, Numbers 7, shall continue to be drawn as heretofore. You will please give such instructions relative to requisitions and papers to be furnished the department commanders concerned as may be necessary for the proper administration of the affairs of your department in the new arrangement.

I am, &c.,

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Cpies to Commissary-General of Subsistence U. S. Army, Chief of Ordnance U. S. Army, Surgeon-General U. S. Army, Chief of Engineers U. S. Army, Chief Signal Officer U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, January 19, 1865.

Bvt. Brigadier General WILLIAM HOFFMAN,

Commissary-General of Prisoners, &c.:

SIR: The Secretary of War directs that you repair without delay to Fort Monroe, to receive and provide for the prisoners of war taken at Fort Fisher, N. C. The Secretary gave verbal instructions that the enlisted men be sent to point Lookout and the commissioned officers to this city.

I am, &c.,

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 29.

Washington, January 19, 1865.

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20. Bvt. Major General A. S. Webb, U. S. Volunteers, is, by direction of the President, hereby assigned to duty according to his brevet rank. He will report in person to Major-General Meade, commanding Army of the Potomac, for assignment to duty.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, Numbers 14.

City Point, Va., January 19, 1865.

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II. Paragraph I of Special Orders, Numbers 13, of date January 18, 1865, from these headquarters, relieving Brigadier General T. Seymour, U. S. Volunteers, from duty in the Army of the Potomac, is hereby revoked.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.