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pleased to se Brigadier General G. W. Morell brevetted for meritorious services at Hanover Court - House, Chickahominy, and Malvern.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. J. PORTER,

Major - General, Commanding.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF VIRGINIA. Numbers 25.

Washington, D. C., July 27, 1862.

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VI. Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore, U. S. Volunteers, having reported for duty at these headquarters in obedience to Special Orders, Numbers 168, current series, Adjutant - General's Office, is assigned to duty with the forces under Brigadier - General Sturgis. He will report to Brigadier - General sturgis without delay.

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By command of Major - General Pope:

R. O SELFRIDGE,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF VIRGINIA, Numbers 26.

Washington, D. C., July 28, 1862.

I. Brigadier General B. S. Roberts is assigned to duty at these headquarters as chief of cavalry, and will report as soon as practicable.

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By command of Major - General Pope:

R. O SELFRIDGE,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARNMY OF VIRGINIA, Numbers 32.

Washington, D. C., July 28, 1862.

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II. The brigade brought to this place yesterday by General Tyler will be consolidated with the brigade under Brigadier - General Geary, which will be known as the First Brigade, General Augur's division. General Tyler will return to Washington and report to General Sturgis to organize a new brigade.

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By command of Major - General Pope:

R. O. SELFRILDGE,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Harrison's Landing, Va., August 4, 1862.

Brigadier General R. B. MARCY,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: I see but one of the navyk boats lying within reach of the points especially desired to be protected and requiring protection more than any other [as involving the safety of the parties on the opposite side of the river] till our artillery is carried over. That gun boat I think does nos sweep the neck of Coggins' Point. I am particularly