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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA,

Manchester, Va., May 9, 1865.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

Commanding Military Division of the James:

GENERAL: I have been instructed by Major-General Sherman, commanding Military Division of the Mississippi, not to move my command to-morrow.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. W. SLOCUM,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA,

Manchester, Va., May 9, 1865.

Bvt. Major General J. C. DAVIS;

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps;

GENERAL: I am directed by the major-general commanding to say that the review through the city of Richmond, ordered for to-morrow the 10th instant, will not take place, unless further orders are received before the hour appointed. Until further orders are issued he directs that you remain in the camps you occupy at present.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA,

Manchester, Va., May 9, 1865.

Bvt. Major General J. C. DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Corps:

GENERAL: I am directed by the major-general commanding to say that there will be no movement of troops to-morrow through Richmond. The wagons, however, may be moved to the point designated; that is, of your corps, to the vicinity of Hanover Court-House. He wishes your command held in readiness to march the following day.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. THIRD DIV., FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Manchester, Va., May 9, 1865.

The division will march to-morrow morning at 6 o'clock in the following order: First, Third Brigade; second, First Brigade; third, Second Brigade; fourth, battery. The wagons, including those of the battery, will move from camp on the right flank of the column until they arrive at the pontoon bridge over the James River where Captain Kline will take charge of all wagons of the division and direct their further movements. The point at which the brigades will wheel into column in order to pass in review will be indicated upon their arrival at the pontoon bridge.

By command of Brevet Major-General Baird:

JOHN W. ACHESON,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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