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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRSR. DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, Numbers 34. Washington, D. C., August 3, 1861.

Colonel John Sedgwick, First Regiment of Cavalry, is hereby appointed acting inspector-general and attached to the headquarters of this department, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

By command of Brigadier-General Mansfield:

THEO. TALBOT,

Assitant Adjtutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. ARMY OF OCCUPATION,

WESTERN VIRGINIA, Numbers 50.

Clarksburg, Va., August 3, 1861.

The command of the District of Grafton, created by General Orders, Numbers 7,* having been assigned to Brigadier-General Kelley, Brigadier-General Hill will turn over to him the command of the post at Grafton and vicinage, and all public property, books, papers, orders, and instructions relating thereto, and proceed to Columbus, Ohio, and report to the Governor for duty in reorganizing the Ohio regiments.

By order of Brigadier-General Rosecrans:

C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIVISION OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 9. Washington, August 4, 1861.

The First, Second, and Third New Jersey Regiments of Volunteers, Greene's battery of artillery, and Company G, Second Cavalry, will constitute a brigade, to be commanded by Brigadier General P. Kearny, U. S. volunteer service. The brigade will for the present occupy a position at or in the vicinity of Cloud's Mills, and the commander of the Department of Northeastern Virginia will give the necessary instructions for the assembling, as soon as practicable, of the troops assigned to General Kearny's command.

By command of Major-General McClellan:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[5.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIVISION OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 10.

August 4, 1861.

The troops of this division hereinafter designated are organized into brigades as follows:

Brigader-General Hunter's brigade-Twenty-third, Twenty-fifth, Thirty-fifth, and Thirty-seventh Regiments New York Volunteers.

Brigadier-General Heintzelman's brigade-Fifth Regiment Maine Volunteers, Sixteenth, Twenty-sixth, Twenty-seventh New York Volunteers; Tidball's battery, Company A, Second Artillery.

Brigadier General W. T. Sherman's brigade-Ninth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, Fourteenth Regiment New york Volunteers, De Kalb Regiment New York Volunteers, Fourth Regiment Michigan Volunteers; Hamilton's battery, Company E, Third Artillery; Company I, Second Cavalry.

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* See VOL. V, p. 552.

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