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Hagerstown, via Shepherdstown, and take rail transportation to Harrisburg, where the regiment will be mustered out of service, as directed by the War Department. * * *

By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF NORTHEASTERN VIRGINIA, Numbers 43. Arlington, July 23, 1861.

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IV. Major H. J. Hunt, Fifth Artillery, is announced as chief of artillery in this department.

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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 124. Harper's Ferry, Va., July 23, 1861.

The Eleventh Indiana Regiment, Colonel Lewis Wallace commanding, will march to Hagerstown, Md., where rail transportation, will be provided by the quartermaster's department to Indianapolis, where the regiment will be mustered out of service. The commanding general parts with this gallant regiment with regret. It has earned a good name in action, and sustained it in a patriotic manner by voluntarily tendering its services to remain it this command if in danger.

By order of Major-General Patterson.

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 125. Harper's Ferry, Va., July 23, 1861.

1. The Tenth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel Meredith commanding, will march via the Antietam Ford to Hagerstown, and, if rail transportation cannot be provided, will continue its march to Harrisburg, where it will be mustered out of service. The commanding general takes pleasure in bearing testimony to the goood conduct of Brigadier-General Williams' brigade, which has borne trials without a murmur, and has ever been ready for duty, which it cheerfully and faithfully performed.

2. Brigadier-General Williams will repair to Hagerstown and assume command of all the Pennsylvania troops at that point about to be discharged, and put them in motion to Harrisburg, either by rail or marching, as circumstances may require.

By order of Major-General Patterson:

F. J. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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