War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0556 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, Numbers 4.

February 14, 1865.

In accordance with Special Orders, Numbers 18, headquarters Armies of the United States, dated City Point, Va., January 24, 1865, Lieutenant C. H. Campbell, First New York Artillery, is announced as acting aide-de-camp to the major-general commanding the corps. He will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By order of Major-General Humphreys:

CHAS. A. WHITTIER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, Numbers 38.

Before Petersburg, Va., February 14, 1865.

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2. Where it has not already been done, division commanders will each detail a suitable officer to have charge of the entrenchments of their respective divisions, whose duty it will be to see that they are at all times kept in good repair. The officers detailed, besides reporting to and receiving the directions of their division commander, will report the condition of the entrenchments to the engineer officer in charge of the entrenchments of the army-Captain Howell, U. S. Engineers.

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By order of Major-General Humphreys:

CHAS. A. WHITTIER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 14, 1865-9 a. m.

Brevet Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

I have the honor to report that nothing of importance occurred in my front during the past night. A detail of 1,000 men is at work this morning preparing the abatis in front of the breast-works near Hatcher's Run.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 14, 1865.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs me to acknowledge the receipt of Colonel Locke's dispatch of the 12th instant, sent in your absence at the front, in reply to the telegraphic inquiry from these headquarters of the same date in regard to the presence of Crawford's (Third) division, of your corps, at its old camps on the night of the 10th instant, and to say that he had expected to receive from you immediately on your return a full statement of the transaction. He