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the Second Division will march to Bealeton and take position there; the First Division will march to Fayetteville and take position at that place.

[By command of Brigadier-General Reynolds:

C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.]

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

November 12, 1862.

Major General JOSEPH HOOKER, U. S. Army,

Warren Hotel, Warrenton, Va.:

GENERAL: In compliance with what seems to be an order from the President of the United States, received from you this morning, I have the honor to state that I will be prepared to turn over the command of the Fifth Army Corps to you at 12 m. to-day, at which hour the division commanders of the corps will be present at these headquarters.

I remain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. J. PORTER,

Commanding.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp near Warrenton, Va., November 12, 1862.

Brigadier-General BUTTERFIELD,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The commanding geneal desires your presence at these headquarters at 12 m. to-day to meet Major-General Hooker, who will then assume the command of the Fifth Army Corps.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN F. MCQUADE,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

(Same to Generals Sykes and Humphreys.)

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GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 1.

Camp near Warrenton, Va., November 12, 1862.

In obedience to the orders from the President of the United States, dated War Department, November 10, 1862,* the undersigned assumes command of the Fifth Corps of the Army of the Potomac. The following-named officers are announced as the staff of the major-general commanding: Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Dickinson, assistant adjutant-general; Major William H. Lawrence, aide-de-camp; Captain William L. Candler, aide-de-camp; Captain Alexander Moore, aide-de-camp; Captain Harry Russell, aide-de-camp; Lieutenant Colonel J. S. Godfrey, quartermaster; Lieutenant Colonel A. S. Austin, commissary of subsistence; Surg. John Moore, medical directo as heretofore. They will be obeyed and respected accordingly. All orders and regulations for the government of the corps will continue in force until further orders.

JOSEPH HOOKER,

Major-General.

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*See Vol XIX, Part II, p. 569.

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