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all necessary steps to promote their efficiency. All estimates and requisitions for ordnance and ordnance stores and for battery horses will be made directly to the chief of artillery by the commanders of the batteries.

By command of Brigadier-General McDowell:

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 107. Charlestown, Va., July 19, 1861.

I. The term of service of the Second and Third Pennsylvania Regiments having expired, they will, if not otherwise directed by the War Department, proceed as soon as practicable, under the command of Brigadier-General Wynkoop, to Harrisburg, Pa., to be mustered out of service. * * *

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By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[2.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 109. Charleston, Va., July 20, 1861.

The Twenty-third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel Dare commanding, their term of service having expired, will march to-morrow morning to Sandy Hook, Md., where the quartermaster's department will have rail transportation prepared to Philadelphia, Pa. * * *

By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[2.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 113. Charleston, Va., July 20, 1861.

I. The Connecticut regiment at Hagerstown and Williamsport (Colonel Woodhouse commanding) will be relieved by the First Pennsylvnia Volunteers, arriving at Hagerstown, and join this command without delay. So soon as the depot is transferred to Harper's Ferry the troops at Hagerstown and Williamsport (one company excepted at the latter) will proceed to Harper's Ferry.

II. The Third Wisconsin Regiment (Colonel Hamilton commanding) will join this command as soon as provided with arms and accouterments.

By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[2.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 114. Charlestown, Va., July 21, 1861.

The Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Pennsylvania Regiments, now at Keys' Ferry, their term of service having expired, will march to