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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 96. Martinsburg, Va., July 10, 1861.

I. Major-General Sandford, New York Volunteers, is assigned to command the Third Division, which will be composed as follows:

Seventh Brigade, Colonel C. P. Stone commanding-First New Hampshire Regiment, Ninth New York Regiment, Seventeenth Pennsylvania Regiment, six companies Twenty-fifth Pennsylvania Regiment, detachment of District of Columbia Volunteers.

Eighth Brigade, senior colonel commanding-Fifth New York Regiment, Twelfth New York Regiment, Nineteenth New York Regiment, Twenty-eighth New York Regiment.

The regimental commanders will report to their brigade commanders and the latter to Major-General Sandford.

II. The officers of the quartermaster's, subsistence, and medical departments who have not reported in person to the chiefs of these departments at these headquarters will at once do so.

By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTHEASTERN VIRGINIA, Numbers 29. Arlington, July 11, 1861.

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4. Captain T. M. Vincent, assistant adjutant-general, is assigned to duty with Colonel D. S. Miles, commanding Fifth Division, and will report accordingly.

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By command of Brigadier-General McDowell:

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 98.

Martinsburg, Va., July 11, 1861.

The regiments at Williamsport or Hagerstown, or which may arrive at those points, will remain there until further orders, and be held ready to move at a moment's notice. The quartermaster's department will provide as soon as possible transportation for these regiments at the rate prescribed in General Orders, Numbers 25, and a supply train of ten days' provisions.

By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF THE KANAWHA,

Point Pleasant, July 11, 1861.

Major General G. B. McCLELAN:

SIR: On Sunday night, the 7th instant, at about 10 o'clock, I left Camp Dennison with seven companies of the Eleventh Regiment Ohio Volunteers (having been preceded the night before by the Twelfth Ohio), and reached Gallipolis with the Eleventh on the 9th instant. The Twelfth arrived there yesterday, and last evening I brought both regiments to this point. Before leaving Camp Dennison it was apparent