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32. Major G. H. Hooker, assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty at headquarters Middle Department, and will report in person, without delay accordingly.

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52. By direction of the President, Bvt. Brigadier General W. W. Morris, U. S. Army, is assigned to the command of the Middle Department during the temporary absence of Major General L. Wallace.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

January 30, 1865-10.30 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

No changes in the disposition of the troops of this command since last report. Four deserters from the enemy came into our lines during the night.

A. A. HUMPRHEYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

January 30, 1865-11.55 a. m.

Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

A deserters from the Thirteenth Georgia, Evans' brigade, states that Rode's old division (Battle commanding) is also near Petersburg; that it came down from the Walley a short time after the other division. This is different from the information I have had, though it may not me to you. I have questioned the man closely. There were two deserters from this corps to the enemy last night-one from the First Division and one from the Second Division.

A. A. HUMPHRYES,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

January 30, 1865. (Received 10.35 a. m.)

Lieutenant Colonel S. F. BARSTOW:

I have the honor to report that nothing of importance has transpired on the lines of this corps during the past twenty-four hours.

GEO. W. GETTY,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

January 30, 1865-6.30 p. m.

Major General H. G. WRIGHT:

(Care War Department, Washington.)

Your leave is extended ten days.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.