War of the Rebellion: Serial 099 Page 0508 OPERATIONS IN N. C., S. C., S. GA., AND E. FLA. Chapter LIX.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. NORTHERN DISTRICT, DEPARTMENT OF THE

SOUTH, Numbers 30.

Charleston, S. C., February 20, 1865.

I. The post of Morris Island will be immediately transferred to Charleston City. The quartermaster's department will furnish the transportation.

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IV. Lieutenant Colonel A. G. Bennett, Twenty-first U. S. Colored Troops, is hereby placed in command of the city of Charleston. He will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

V. Major Willoughby, Twenty-first U. S. Colored Troops, is hereby appointed provost-marshal-general of the city of Charleston. He will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

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VII. The orders creating the posts of Morris and Folly Islands are hereby revoked.

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By order of Brigadier General A. Schimmelfenning:

J. W. DICKINSTON,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. NORTHERN DIST., DEPT. OF THE SOUTH,

Charleston, S. C., February 20, 1865.

No soldier will be permitted to enter Charleston City without a pass from his commanding officer. None but regimental commanders and commanding officers of detachments will give such permits. Every man without a pass, except the soldiers of the Twenty-first U. S. Colored Troops, will be immediately arrested and turned over to the provost-guard. All soldiers detailed in the staff deartments will be immediately provided with passes. These passes will be printed and will be distinguished by a mark easily recognizable. Blanks will be furnished immediately.

By order of Brigadier-General Schimmelfenning:

J. W. DICKINSON,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. NORTHERN DISTRICT, DEPT. OF THE SOUTH,

FRIST SEPARATE BRIGADE,

Charleston, S. C., February 20, 1865.

Lieutenant QUINN,

Commanding Battery B, Third New York Artillery:

LIEUTENANT: Your battery will move out to the picket-lines and report to Colonel Kozlay. Lieutenant Dodge, Third Rhode Island Artillery, will command the same until further orders. The Thirty-third U. S. Colored Troops detached with the battery is hereby relieved. Their places will be supplied from the Third New York Artillery.

By order of Brigadier-General Schimmelfenning:

J. W. DICKINSON,

Captain, 21st U. S. Colored Troops, and Act. Asst. Adjt. General