War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0690 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 93.

Washington, D. C., February 25, 1865.

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2. Major J. H. Tallman, division quartermaster of the First Cavalry Division, Middle Military Division, is hereby transferred to the Second Cavalry division, Middle Military Division, to date from February 20, 1865.

3. Captain Horatio c. King, assistant quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to duty as division quartermaster of the First Cavalry Division of the Middle Military Division, with the temporary rank, pay, and emoluments of major of the Quartermaster's Department, under act of July 4, 1864, to date from February 20, 1865.

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21. Brigadier General A. N. Duffie, U. S. Volunteers, now a paroled prisoner of war, has permission to proceed to Cincinnati, Ohio, and there await his exchange.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 25, 1865.

Major-General WEBB:

I have to report my return at 2 a. m., having been detained by fog. The chief quartermaster at Washington was unable to furnish me a special boat during Wednesday night and Thursday morning to enable me to return more promptly.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 25, 1865. (Received 11.30 a. m.)

Colonel G. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Nothing to report. No deserters came in on my front last night.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, Numbers 8.

February 25, 1865.

Brigadier General William Hays, U. S. Volunteers having reported for duty, is assigned to the temporary command of the Second Division of this corps.

By command of Major-General Humphreys:

CHAS. A. WHITTIER,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.