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five days' rations and packing chest filled. The commanding officer will report at once in person to Bvt. Brigadier General A. S. Hartwell for instructions at Numbers 8 Meeting street.

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By command of Brigadier General John P. Hatch:

LEONARD B. PERRY,

First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEW YORK, April 4, 1865.

(Received 12. 15 p. m.)

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

SIR: Sergeant Peter Hart's invitation has not arrived. He raised the flag on Fort Sumter when it was shot down. Please send invitation to my address, Numbers 32 West Ninth stret, New York, with order for passage. I will thank you also to send me two or three invitations, with orders of passage to be filled up by myself if the places of those declining are not already filled. Thanks for your glorious, consdierate, and Christian speech made yesterday.

ROBT. ANDERSON,

Major-General, U. S. Army.

NEW YORK, April 4, 1865.

(Received 4. 30 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON:

SIR: I forgot to state that I think we ought to send complimentary invitations to Assistant Secretary Fox, and to Gillis, Rowan, and the other officers who commanded the vessels sent to my relief in April, 1861.

R. ANDERSON,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, Numbers 69.

City Point, Va., April 5, 1865.

I. Major George K. Leet, assistant adjutant-gneeral, will proceed at once to the headquarters of Major General W. T. Sherman, via New Berne, N. C., with dispatches from the lieutenant-general. Quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transporation. Commanding officers will furnish every facility, escort, &c., to enable Major Leet to execute this order with promptness. Upon executing this order Major Leet will report to these headquarters at Richmond, Va., or wherever they may be.

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By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WILSON'S STATION, April 5, 1865.

Major-General SHERMAN:

(Care Colonel T. S. Bowers, City Point, Va.)

All indications now are that Lee will attempt to reach Danville with the remnant of his force. Sheridan, who was up with him last night,