War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0926 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

March 11, 1865-11.15 a.m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

I will be at Humphreys' Station by 1 p.m. to meet you. I have asked Humphreys to parade a portion of his corps in the vicinity, that the ladies may see a review.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

CITY POINT, March 11, 1865.

(Received 4.05 p.m.)

Colonel BATCHELDER,

Chief Quartermaster, Army of the Potomac,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

I am directed by Major-General Meade to say that he wishes you to make arrangements with General Ingalls by which he can have a special train to convey himself and the corps commanders and some members of his and their staffs to City Point, to witness the presentation of the medal to General Grant by Mr. Washburne. It is expected that the train will be required to leave Humphreys' Station at about 7 o'clock this evening. Telegraph as soon as possible to Major-General Webb at these headquarters when the train will be ready, and also notify by telegraph the corps commanders of the same fact.

WILLIAM JAY,

Brevet Major and Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

March 11, 1865.

CORPS COMMANDERS:

A special train will leave Humphreys' Station at 6.45 or 7 o'clock this p.m. to convey the commanding general, corps commanders, and staff to City Point, to witness the presentation of the medal to General Grant. The train will stop at the station nearest your headquarters.

R. N. BATCHELDER,

Colonel and Chief Quartermaster

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 35.

Washington, March 11, 1865.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

Whereas the twenty-first section of the act of Congress, approved on the 3rd instant, entitled "An act to amend the several acts heretofore passed to provide for the enrolling and calling out the national forces, and for other purposes," requires