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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTHEASTERN VIRGINIA, Numbers 16. Arlington, June 30, 1861.

I. Colonel W. T. Sherman, Thirteenth Infantry, having reported for duty in compliance with orders form the Headquarters of the Army, will relieve Colonel C. Hunter, Third Cavalry, in the command of the brigade heretofore assigned to that officer.

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By command of Brigadier-General McDowell:

J. B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 18. Cincinnati, Ohio, June 30, 1861.

I. Surg. J. J. B. Wright, Medical Department, U. S. Army, having reported to the general commanding, is aggigned to duty as medical director of this department; this assignment to date from May 28, 1861.

II. Captain Charles P. Kingsbury, Ordnance Department, U. S. Army, having reported to the general commanding, is assigned to duty as chief of ordnance of this department; this assignment to date from June 6, 1861.

III. First Lieutenant Orlando M. Poe, Topographical Engineers, U. S. Army, having reported to the general commanding, is assigned to duty as chief topographical engineer of this department; this assignment to date from May 1, 1861.

IV. First Lieutenant Silas Crispin, Ordnance Department, U. S. Army, having reported to the general commanding, is assigned to duty as assistant to the chief of ordnance of this department; this assignment to date June 5, 1861.

By command of Major-General McClellan:

N. H. McLEAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTHEASTERN VIRGINIA, Numbers 17. Arlington, July 1, 1861.

I. Colonel W. B. Franklin, Twelft Infantry, having reported for duty in compliance with orders from the Headquarters of the Army, is assigned to a command to consist of the Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Militia, Colonel Lawrence, and the Fourth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel Hartranft, the brigade to be hereafter increased.

II. Colonel O. B. Willcox, First Regiment Michigan Volunteers, is assigned to the command of a brigade to consist at present of hies own regiment and the regiment of New York Fire Zouaves, Colonel Farnham.

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By command of Brigadier-General McDowell:

J. B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTHEASTERN VIRGINIA, Numbers 18. Arlington, July 1, 1861.

I. Colonel Andrew Porter, Sixteenth Infantry, having reported for duty in compliance with orders from the Headquarters of the Army, is