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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 10, 1865-11.10 a. m.

Major-General GETTY:

Please designate a company of artillery to hold the battery now to receive the heavy guns, and let it report to your chief of artillery. This will enable the chief of artillery here to receive the customary reports, &c.

ALEX S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 10, 1865. (Received 6.15 p. m.)

Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES, Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to designate the Second Brigade of the First Division, commanded by Brigadier General R. S. Mackenzie, as being an old reliable brigade, and about the smallest one in this corps. Its present strength is: Present for duty, 1,425; aggregate present, 1,935.

G. W. GETTY,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 10, 1865.

Brigadier General T. SEYMOUR, Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: By direction of the brevet major-general commanding, you will please designate a company of heavy artillery to hold the battery between Forts Fisher and Welch (which is about to receive the heavy guns), and direct its commanding officer to report to Brevet Major Harn, commanding Artillery Brigade.

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

C. H. WHITTELSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

February 10, 1865. (Received 9.45 a. m.)

Brevet Major-General WEBB:

I have the honor to report that nothing unusual has occurred upon my line.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

February 10, 1865-10.15 p. m.

Bvt. Major General A. S. WEBB, Chief of Staff:

General Hartranft has just reported to me that the Third Division is now on its return to its former position. I have therefore directed General Potter, commanding Second Division, to extend his line to the left, relieving the Engineer Brigade. As soon as Potter has relieved the brigade and occupied the line to Fort Howard I will notify you.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.