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GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DISTRICT OF THE KANAWHA, Numbers 1.

Charleston, December 27, 1861.

1. Brigadier General J. D. Cox hereby assumes command of the district of the Kanawha, embracing both banks of the Gauley and Kanawha Rives and all that portion of the Department of Western Virginia lying south ofthem, in accordance with General Orders, Numbers 20, of the department.

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By order of Brigadier General J. D. Cox, commanding:

G. M. BASCOM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Washington, January 1, 1862.

General BURNSIDE, Annaplis:

General McClellan will be glad to see you to-morrow. Please come as early in the day as you can.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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WASHINGTON, D. C., January 2, 1862.

Captain G. L. HARTSUFF,

Wheeling, W. Va.:

Order Twenty-sixth Ohio, First Kentucky, Second Kentucky, Twenty-ninth Indiana to proceed to Louisville without delay. Ask Milory how he is off for troops. Your case is before the Cabinet. You will not be compelled to resign. Send orders to Colonel Fyffe, giving him leave for twenty days. Send in cipher strength at Romney. Get Crook and Milory's reports and telegraph me. Hope to leave to-morrow via General Banks' headquarters and Cumberland.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Brigadier-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Washington, January 3, 1862.

General C. P. STONE,

Poolesville, Md.:

You are authorized to visit Washington for twenty-four hours, as requested in your dispatch of this date. The commanding general desires, however, that you will so time your trip as to see him in the morning, instead of the afternoon. Please let me know when you will be here.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Washington, January 3, 1862.

Brigadier General CHARLES P. STONE, Poolesville:

I would prefer to see you on Monday, and in the morning if you can so arrange it.

GEO. B. MCCLELLAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

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