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a provisional brigade, to be commanded until further orders by the senior colonel on duty with it. The brigade will occupy a position to be designated by First Lieutenant O. M. Poe, Corps of Topographical Engineers, and will move to the same with as little delay as practicable.

Second. The Thirty-Third Regiment of New York Volunteers will proceed at as early an hour as possible to-morrow morning to the Chain Bridge, where the regimental commander will report to Colonel W F. Smith, Third Regiment Vermont Volunteers, for duty with his brigade.

By command of Major-General McClellan:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 19. Cinchinnati, Ohio, August 5, 1861.

Captain H. W. Benham, U. S. Corps of Engineers, is appointed inspector-general of this department, and will be respected and obeyed accordingly.

By command of Brigadier-General Rosecrans:

N. H. McLEAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[5.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIVISION OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 15. Washington, August 7, 1861.

Captain Ricketts' battery, Company I, First Artillery, now at the Park Hotel, will proceed with as little delay as possible to Tennallytown, where the commanding officer will report to General McCall for duty with his brigade.

By command of Major-General McClellan:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

Washington, August 7, 1861.

General J. A. DIX, U. S. Army,

Commanding, Fort McHenry, Baltimore:

The Eighteenth Regiment Massachusetts and Nims' light battery are reported to leave Boston to-day. Retain the battery for duty in your department.

WINFIELD SCOTT.

[5.]

HEADQUARTER KANAWHA BRIGADE,

Gauley Bridge, August 7, 1861.

Brigadier General W. S. ROSECRANS,

Commanding Army of Occupation, Western Virginia, Clarksburg, Va.:

GENERAL: I hand you herewith the report of Lieutenant Wagner upon the topography and means of defense of this place; also reports of Major Hines as to the roads in several directions.* Since arriving here I have had reconnoiteing parties under intelligent officers at Fayette.

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* Inclosures not found.

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