War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0674 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 24, 1865. (Received 11.05 p. m.)

Major General A. S. WEBB:

Has General Meade returned to the army?

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 24, 1865.

Major General K. G. WARREN:

General Meade is not expected for four days.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 50. February 24, 1865.

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2. There will be a review of this to-morrow at 12 m. The troops must be prepared to leave their camps at 10 a. m. Each division commander will send to these headquarters (to be hereby 9 a. m.) an officer from his staff, and also one from each brigade staff, to whom special directions will be given. It is probable that the review will take place between the Cummings house and the McDowell house, and in line of battle by battalions in mass, facing north, and in the same order as now encamped. Should the weather prove unfavorable the review will not take place. This decision will not take place. This decision will be communicated through the staff officers sent to these headquarters.

By command of Major-General Warren:

W. T. GENTRY,

Captain, Seventeenth Infantry, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 24, 1865. (Received 10.35 a. m.)

Bvt. Major General A. S. WEBB:

Nothing of importance has occurred within my lines during past twenty-for hours. Seventy-six deserters came in; about two-thirds with arms.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 24, 1865. (Received 3.45 p. m.)

Major-General WEBB:

On what part of the line is the shotted salute to be fired at 4 p. m.? Have just had reports from my picket-line. No change on part of the enemy on my front.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.

The salute will be fired on Ninth Corps front.

A. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.