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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 113.

Manchester, Va., May 11, 1865.

Captain M. P. Miller, commanding section of Batteries C and E, Fourth U. S. Artillery, will report to Bvt. Major General M. D. Leggett, commanding Seventeenth Army Corps, and accompany that corps to Alexandria, and from there report to its proper command.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

A. M. VAN DYKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 120.

Manchester, Va., May 11, 1865.

Division commanders will keep in the town of Manchester a mounted patrol of at least ten men, whose duty it shall be to arrest all men of this corps found in the city without proper passes.

II. The command will move forward to-morrow morning to Hanover Court-House at 4 o'clock. The Ninth Illinois Mounted Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel S. T. Hughes commanding, will have the advance. The Fourth Division, Bvt. Major General G. A. Smith commanding, will follow the Ninth Illinois Mounted Infantry. The Third Division, Brigadier General R. K. Scott commanding, will follow the Fourth Division. The First Division, Brigadier General M. F. Force commanding, will follow the Third Division. The First Michigan Engineers, Major Grant commanding, will follow the First Division. The pontoon train will follow the First Michigan Engineers. The trains will follow their respective divisions.

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By command of Bvt. Major General M. D. Leggett:

C. CADLE, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA,

Hanover Court-House, Va., May 11, 1865.

Major General J. C. DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Corps:

GENERAL: To avoid any danger of the two corps meeting on the same road, he wishes your corps to cross the Rapidan River at Raccoon Ford and move to Stevensburg and thence to Rappahannock Station, as heretofore ordered.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF GEORGIA,

Hanover Court-House, Va., May 11, 1865.

Major General J. C. DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you have your pontoon train brought up to-night and have a bridge laid over the Pamunkey River.

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

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.