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WASHINGTON, January 26, 1865-12 m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT,

City Point:

Assistant Secretary Fox and General Schofield will leave at 3 p. m., via Annapolis, to join at Fort Monroe. I asked General Thomas if he could spare General Taylor, but he has not answered. I doubt if he is able to do any active duty.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

CITY POINT, January 26, 1865-1 p. m.

(Received 1.30 p. m.)

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

Chief of Staff:

General Terry applies for a paymaster to pay off the staff officers of his command. They have to purchase everything, and many of them are without means. General Tower is wanted for the command of Norfolk. It will not require as much activity as intelligence and integrity. If Tower can not be spared we can do very well here.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

CITY POINT, January 26, 1865.

(Received 10.10 a. m.)

Major-General PARKE,

Commanding.:

I shall leave here this evening to be absent several days. Give no leaves to general officers in my absence. I would prefer that General Humprheys, who has a leave, should not avail himself of it at present.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

CITY POINT, VA., January 26, 1865-7. p. m.

Major-General PARKE:

I leave this evening to be absent for several days. In case of any active operations you will report to and receive orders from General Ord.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

[JANUARY 26, 1865.-For resolution of thanks of Congress to General Terry, and the officers and men under his command, for the capture of Fort Fisher, &c., see Part I, p. 402.]

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

January 26, 1865-10 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

No changes in the disposition of the troops of this command since last report.

A. A. HUMPRHEYS,

Major-General.