War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0406 Chapter LXIII. MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA.

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aggregate of officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates as above, not including officers of the headquarters of the Department of Annapolis, is 7,272 men.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBERT WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, Numbers 105. Washington, D. C., June 20, 1861.

Colonel William T. Sherman, infantry, is attached temporarily to the staff of these headquarters and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By command of Lieutenant-General Scott:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 76. Hagerstown, Md., June 20, 1861.

I. Captain James H. Simpson, Topographical Engineers, is assigned to duty as the chief of his corps at these headquarters. Lieutenant J. L. Kirby Smith, Topographical Engineers, will report in person to Captain Simpson.

II. Lieutenant Orville E. Babcock, Engineer Corps, will report for duty to Captain John Newton, chief of his corps, at these headquarters.

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IV. The following regiments will constitute the Sixth Brigade, under the command of Colonel John J. Abercrombie, Seventh U. S. Infantry: Eleventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel Jarrett commanding; First Wisconsin Regiment, Colonel Starkweather commanding; Fourth Connecticut Regiment, Colonel Woodhouse commanding.

V. The Twenty-fourth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel Joshua T. Owen commanding, is transferred to the Fifth Brigade, under Brigadier-General Negley. As soon as the Sixth Brigade changes its location the Twenty-fourth Regiment will take its place with the Fifth Brigade. The quartemaster's department will provide the necessary transportation.

By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 77. Hagerstown, Md., June 20, 1861.

Brigadier-General Negley will march with the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Regiments Pennsylvania Volunteers as soon as practicable, and occupy a position just in advance of Sharpsburg, Md., and be governed by insructins. Colonel Owen's regiment will follow and report to him. The quartermaster's department will provide transportation.

By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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