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your corps, to replace the Michigan and Pennsylvania regiments recently ordered North. Please acknowledge receipt. Has the regiment reported yet?

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS, March 3, 1865-11.20 a.m.

Colonel G. D. RUGGLES:

The new regiment has not yet arrived.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, March 3, 1865. [Received 1.25 p.m.]

Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

SIR: I have the honor to report that three deserters from the Twenty-first North Carolina Infantry have just arrived at these headquarters. They left the rebel lines about two hours ago. One reports that a brigade was sent away about three days ago, rumored that it went to Weldon. This was Johnston's old brigade. No other movement of troops.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, March 3, 1865-2.20 p.m.

COMMANDING OFFICER FIFTH CORPS:

The commanding general desires you to send the deserters mentioned in your dispatch just received to these headquarters as soon as practicable. Please send their names to provost-marshal, in order that they may be identified on their arrival here.

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, No. 57. Near Hatcher's Run, Va., March 3, 1865.

I. The Ninety-first Regiment New York, Volunteers having been assigned to this corps in Special Orders, No. 57, from headquarters Army of the Potomac, is assigned to the Third Division.

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By command of Major-General Warren:

GEORGE B. HALSTED,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.