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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 7, 1865-6.55 p.m.

Lieutenant-Colonel BOWERS,

Asst. Adjt. General, General Grant's Headquarters, City Point:

Has there been any special assignment of the Eleventh U. S. Infantry from your headquarters, or is there any desire to have it specially assigned?

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY POINT, February 7, 1865.

(Received 8.35 p.m.)

Colonel G. D. RUGGLES:

The Eleventh U. S. Infantry was assigned to the Army of the Potomac by Special Orders, Numbers 25, of date 3rd instant. General Grant desires the regiment to remain on duty at City Point to guard quartermaster and commissary property, it having been brought here for that purpose.

Respectfully,

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 7, 1865.

Captain O'HARE,

Acting Chief Commissary of Subsistence, Army of the Potomac:

The commanding general directs that, unless otherwise ordered, four days' rations be sent us to-morrow for issue to the troops engaged in the actions of the past two days.

Very respectfully, &c.,

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 7, 1865-12 m.

Judge H. E. DAVIES,

Tenth Street, near Fifth Avenue, New York:

General Davies was wounded yesterday, not seriously, and will leave at once for New York.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 61.

Washington, February 7, 1865.

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21. Paragraph 28 of Special Orders, Numbers 55, February 3, 1865, from this office, is hereby so amended as to read: By direction of the Pres-

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