War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0681 Chapter LVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., February 24, 1865.

Brigadier General R. S. FOSTER,

Commanding First Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general commanding the corps directs that you have the Third Brigade of your division, with its transportation ready to move at a moment's notice.

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

WM. H. MALE,

Captain, 139th New York vols., Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FOURTH CORPS,

In the Field, Va., February 24, 1865.

Brigadier General R. S. FOSTER,

Commanding First Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general commanding the corps directs me to state that the Independent Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps, Brevet Brigadier-General Harris, with the Third Brigade, First Division, has been ordered to hold itself in readiness to move at a moment's notice on the event of its being withdrawn from the line. The general commanding directs that you will cover the space now occupied by the Independent division as well as the remaining troops of your command will admit.

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

WM. H. MALE,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., 24TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 14.

In the Field, Va., February 24, 1865.

During the temporary absence of Captain P. A. Davis, assistant adjutant-general, Lieutenant f. A. Sawyer, Forty-seventh New York Volunteers, is announced as acting assistant adjutant-general First Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps.

By command of Brigadier General R. S. Foster:

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., February 24, 1865.

Bvt. Brigadier General T. M. HARRIS,

Commanding Independent Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general commanding the corps directs that you have your division, with its transportation, ready to move at a moment's notice.

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

WM. H. MALE,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.