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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES. Numbers 16.

City Point, Va., January 22, 1865.

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II. Major General Lew. Wallance, U. S. Volunteers, will proceed, via the Rio Grande, to Western Texas, and inspect the condition of military affairs in that vicinity and on the Rio Grande. Military authorities will afford him every means in their power ot facilitate him in the execution of this order.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

E. S. PARKER,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

January 22, 1865.

Bvt. Major JOHN N. CRAIG,

Asst. Adjt. General, Artillery Headquarters, Army of the Potomac:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that the batteries of this command occupy the following positions on this date, viz.:

Position. Battery. Guns. Commanding

officer.

Fort C and I, 5th Four-light 12- First

Fisher.... U. S. pounders... Lieutenant E.

Artillery.... P. Clark.

Fort Welch.... 11th New York Six 3-inch. First

Battery.... Lieutenant J.

T. Clark.

Fort Gregg.... M, 1st New Four 3-inch. Captain G. K.

Hampshire Dakin.

Artillery.....

Fort B, 1 st New Four light 12- Captain A. J.

Sampson.... Jersey pounders. Clark.

Artillery....

In reserve.... .....do...... Two light 12- Do.

pounders.

Fort K, 4th U. S. Four light 12- First

Cummings.... Artillery.... pounders. Lieutenant E.

S. Smith.

Fort 10th Two 3-inch.... Brevet Major

Siebert.... Massachusetts Sleeper.

Battery....

Fort Emery.... .....do..... ....do..... Do.

In reserve.... .....do..... ....do..... Do.

Fort 12th New York Four light 12- First

Clarke.... Battery.... pounders. Lieutenant W.

S. Bull.

In reserve.... B, 1st Rhode Six light 12- Brevet Major

Island pounders. Brown.

Artillery....

Train L, 4th New ............. Second

guards.... York Lieutenant

Artillery.... Frank Seymour.

Ninth Corps G, 1st New Six light 12- First

line. York pounders. Lieutenant W.

Artillery... H. Stringer.

F, 1st Six 3-inch... First

Pennsylvania Lieutenant J.

Artillery... F. Campbell.

3rd New Jersey Six light 12- Brevet Major

Battery... pounders... Woerner.

6th Maine ....do...... Captain W. H.

Battery... Rogers.

C, 4th New Six Coehorn First

York mortars.... Lieutenant R.

Artillery... Kennedy.

Lieutenant Anthony G. Graves, detailed as ambulance officer, Special Orders, Numbers 18, Second Army Corps, January 18, 1865; Lieutenant E. C. Stahl, relieved as ambulance officer, Special Orders, Numbers 18, Second Army Corps, January 18, 1865; Lieutenant Henry Wireman, Battery F, First Pennsylvania Artillery, on leave of absence per Special Orders, Numbers 16, Army of the Potomac, January 17, 1865; Richard Kennedy, in command of Battery C, Fourth New York Artillery; Captain J. H. Wood, C, Fourth New York Artillery, mustered out by expiration of term of service; Lieutenant D. D. McPherson, Company C, Fourth New York Artillery, mustered out by expiration of term of service; Captain S. A. McClellan, still absent on leave; Benjamin Galbraith and Lander McChesney, mustered in B, First New Jersey Artillery, as second lieutenants, January 17, 1865.

Respectfully, submitted.

JNO. G. HAZARD,

Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.