HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 89.
Washington, October 5, 1861.
8. Peck's brigade is assigned to Buell's division, and will be reported accordingly.
By command of Major-General McClellan:
HDQRS. DEPT. OF NEW ENGLAND, Numbers 1.
Boston, October 6, 1861.
By order of the President of the United States, the six New England States are constituted the Department of New England, under the command of Major General Benjamin F. Butler; headquarters at Boston.
The major-general commanding announces his staff for this department as follows:
Major George C. Strong, assistant adjutant-general, acting officer of ordnance and chief of staff.
Captain Peter Haggerty and Lieutenant William H. Wiegel, aides-de-camp.
Gilman Kimball, brigade surgeon and medical director.
Captain Paul R. George, brigade quartermaster and assistant quartermaster-general.
All offices in command of troops mustered into the U. S. service will report either in person or by letter to these headquarters.
The quarterly and monthly returns of the seveeral U. S. officers in this department for the 30th of September, not already forwarded, will be forwarded to these headquarters.
The attention of such officers is called to the regulations which require such communications to be made to the chief of staff.
Full returns of the material in the commissary, quartermaster's, and ordnance departments, under the charge of U. S. officers, are forthwith required.
By command of Benj. F. Butler:
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, Numbers 166.
Washington, October 8, 1861.
II. Captain R. T. Auchmuty, assistant adjutant-general, volunteer service, is assigned to duty with Brigadier-General Morell, Army of the Potomac. He will report accordingly in person for duty.
By command of Lieutenant-General Scott:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
HEADQUARTERS CAMP LOOKOUT, Numbers 24.
October 8, 1861.
The Third Brigade, under command of Brigadier General R. C. Schenck, will move to Mountain Cove. It will move so as to arrive there to-day,