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ning west from Fort Cummings, and will relieve the line from right to left. It would be well you to meet him at that point and visit the line with him. He will be there as soon as the detail can be got out.

This by direction of General Miles:

R. A. BROWN,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

CONFIDENTIAL.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, February 4, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICERS SECOND AND THIRD DIVISIONS:

SIR: The major-general commanding directs that you make arrangements to move with your division, with four days' rations and fifty rounds of ammunition on the person and forty rounds of ammunition in the reserve train, one-half the ambulances and all the stretcher bearers. A wagon of entrenching tools will be sent you from these headquarters. The four days's rations will be composed of one days' salt meat on the person and three day's beef on the hoof, driven with the division. No other wagons will be taken except the light headquarters wagons. The pickets will accompany you and will be relieved by the pickets fo the First Division.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

SEPT. CARNCROSS,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, February 4, 1865.

Brigadier General T. A. SMITH,

Commanding Second division:

SIR: You will march with your division at 7 a. m. to-morrow, by a route to be indicated in further instructions, with the rations, ammunition, ambulances, &c., stated in a communication of this day's date, and, in addition thereto, one hospital and one medical wagon to each brigade. Your pickets will be relieved at once by General Miles. An officer will relieve Colonel Olmsted as corps officer of the day at once. The battery of artillery will be ordered to report to you.

By order of Major-General Humphreys:

SEPT. CARNCROSS,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, February 4, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER SECOND DIVISION:

SIR: If any garrison at Fort Emery or Fort Siebert is furnished from your command they must be prepared to move with the division. The First Division will be instructed to send garrisons to those redoubts, but the commanding officer of your troops now stationed there must not wait to be relieved, but be ready to march with the division.

By command of Major-General Humphreys:

SEPT. CARNCROSS,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.