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WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, August 21, 1862-9.20 a. M.

TO ALL OFFICERS COMMANDING OR IN CHARGE OF TROOPS BELONGING TO GENERAL COX'S COMMAND,

Parkersburg, Va.:

You will ship your troops without a moment's delay as fast as transportation is furnished by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

P. H. WATSON,

Assistant Secretary of War.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS KANAWHA DIVISION, Numbers 1.

Parkersburg, Va., August 21, 1862.

1. The First Provisional Brigade of this division, commanded by Colonel E. P. Scammon, Twenty-third Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, will remain as announced in General Orders, Numbers 13, dated May 7, 1862, from headquarters District of the Kanawha, with addition of Company A, First Virginia Cavalry.

2. The Second Provisional Brigade will consist of the Eleventh, Twenty-eighth, and Thirty-sixth Regiments Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Schambeck's company Illinois cavalry, and Simmonds' artillery, and will be commanded by Colonel A. Moor, of Twenty-eighth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The commandants of these regiments and companies will immediate report to Colonel Moor for orders.

By command of Brigadier General J. D. Cox:

G. M. BASCOM,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 241.

Camp near Fort Monroe, Va., August 22, 1862.

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3. At his own request, Brigadier General George Stoneman is relieved from duty with the Army of the Potomac, and will proceed to Washington and report to the Adjutant-General of the Army for orders.

The brigades of cavalry will be respectively commanded by the senior officer of each present for duty.

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By command of Major-General McClellan:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH CORPS, Numbers 101.

Camp near Yorktown, August 22, 1862.

I. The remaining regiments of General Emory's brigade now in this camp will join their camp above Yorktown this evening.

II. Major-General Peck, commanding division, will order one of the batteries of artillery attached to his division to proceed forthwith to Gloucester Point to report to the officer in command there.

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By command of Major-General Keyes:

OSWALD JACKSON,

Aide-de-Camp.

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