War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0555 Chapter LVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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62. Second Lieutenant Charles Herzog, Signal Corps, U. S. Army, is hereby relieved from duty in the Department of Washington, and will proceed without delay to headquarters Army of the Potomac, and report in person to Captain Charles L. Davis, chief signal officer of that army, for assignment to duty.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 43.

February 14, 1865.

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6. So much of paragraph 1, Special Orders, Numbers 23, current series, from these headquarters, granting leave of absence for twenty days to Bvt Major General O. B. Willcox, U. S. Volunteers, is so far modified as to read for fifteen days, subject at any moment to recall by telegraph. He will keep himself within reach of telegraphic communication, and report to these headquarters his address during his absence.

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11. Sergt. Daniel Caldwell, Company H, Thirteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, for the conspicuous gallantry displayed by him in rushing into the enemy's line of battle and capturing all the colors of a rebel regiment during the engagement of the 6th instant at Gravelly run, will be granted a furlough of twenty-five days. This order will be read at the head of every regiment in the Second Cavalry Division.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 14, 1865-10.45 a. m.

Major General A. S. WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

No changes in the disposition of the troops of this command since last report. Six deserters from the enemy came into our lines-two from Pegram's and four from Hetch's division.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 14, 1865. (Received 8.30 p. m.)

Major General A. S. WEBB,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

SIR: During my temporary absence on leave I have directed Brevet Major-General Miles, First Division, to assume command of this corps, according to his brevet rank.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, Commanding.