War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0809 Chapter LVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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ORDNANCE OFFICE HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, March 3, 1865.

Brigadier General A. B. DYER,

Chief of Ordnance, Washington, D. C.:

General Grant has directed that deserters be paid for the arms they bring in by provost-marshal's department. Shall they be guided by price-list of last ordnance instructions? If not, what prices shall be paid for arms and accouterments?

F. H. PARKER,

First Lieutenant and Chief Ordnance Officer.

SPECIAL ORDERS, WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 106. Washington, March 3, 1865.

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57. By direction of the President, Captain Charles Kingsbury, jr., assistant adjutant-general, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty as lieutenant-colonel and assistant adjutant-general, under act of July 17, 1862, to take effect March 2, 1865.

58. The resignation of Captain Charles Kingsbury, jr., assistant adjutant-general, U. S. Volunteers, has been accepted by the President, to take effect March 2, 1865.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, March 3, 1865-12.10 p.m.

Colonel G. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Eighteen deserters came in last night on the front of this corps.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, March 3, 1985.

Colonel G. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

SIR: I have the honor to report all quiet on this front for past twenty-four hours.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, March 3, 1865-10.40 a.m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

The commanding general directs that the Ninety-first New York Volunteers be assigned to the brigade, late Bragg's, of Third Division, of