War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0349 Chapter LVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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regiments belonging to the division and brigade organization with him. You will please send them forward, as well as the detachments heretofore ordered, to join their respective commands at Fort Fisher.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

February 1, 1865-7.10 p. m.

Brigadier-General RAWLINS,

Chief of Staff, City Point:

All regiments and detachments belonging to General Terry's command have been ordered to join him.

E. O. C. ORD,

Major-General.

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL, ARMIES OPERATING AGAINST RICHMOND, February 1, 1865.

Lieutenant-Colonel MANNING,

Headquarters Army of the James:

Come down to-morrow instead of to-day. We understand the position of the enemy on the north side to be as follows: Gary's brigade of cavalry between the New Bridge and Williamsburg roads; Bratton's and Gregg's brigades between Williamsburg and Charles City roads; Anderson's and Law's between Charles City and Darbytown roads; Benning's, Humphreys', and Bryan's between Darbytown and New Market roads, then Wofford's near the last-named road; Corse on Woffod's right, next the Local Defense Troops, next Walker's old brigade, of Hetch's division, now commanded by Barton, extending to the river; three brigades of Pickett's between the Appomattox and James. If there are any deserters received by you last night or during to-day and to-night please examine them immediately and let me know the result. If you get anything confirming or changing the above let me know. For the enemy's position on the south side, ask General Ord for a map furnished by me to him.

SHARPE,

Colonel.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA, ARMY OF THE JAMES, Numbers 17.

In the Field, February 1, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel F. L. Manning, One hundred and forty-eighth New York Volunteers, is hereby announced as provost-marshal-general of the Army of the James.

The provost-marshals of the different commands will render to him such reports as he may from time to time require.

By command of Major-General Ord:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.