War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0994 Chapter LXIII. MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA.

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HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Newport, News, Va., March 17, 1863.

Colonel HAWKINS:

The Ninth Regiment New York Volunteers will remain at Newport News till further orders.

By command of Brigadier-General Willcox:

N. BOWEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF KANAWHA, Numbers 36.

Charleston, Va., March 17, 1863.

The Fifth and Thirteenth Regiments Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Lieutenant Witcher's company, Third Virginia Cavalry, are hereby attached to the First Brigade, District of Kanawha, and will immediately report to Colonel R. B. Hayes, commanding.

By command of Brigadier General E. P. Scammon:

JAS. L. BOTSFORD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPARTMENT, EIGHTH ARMY CORPS,

Baltimore, March 19, 1863.

Brigadier-General ROBERTS, Commanding, &c., Harper's Ferry, Va.:

You will order the Sixth Maryland and the Sixty-seventh Pennsylvania back to Harper's Ferry.

By order of Major-General Schenck:

W. H. CHESEBROUGH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, Numbers 36.

March 21, 1863.

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5. The troops of General Casey's division will immediately take post as follows: First Brigade, Colonel Fessenden, at Chantilly; Second Brigade, three regiments at Wolf Run Shoals and two regiments at Union Mills; Third Brigade, General Hays, at Centerville, where General Casey will establish his headquarters. One battery of this division will be stationed at Wolf Run Shoals, one battery at Union Mills, and two batteries at Centerville.

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7. Major General J. Stahel is assigned to the command of the division of cavalry south of the Potomac, to be composed of the following brigades: First Brigade, Brigadier General J. T. Copeland, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Michigan Cavalry; Second Brigade, Colonel R. Butler Price, Second Pennsylvania Cavalry, First Vermont Cavalry, First Michigan Cavalry, squadron First Ohio Cavalry; Third Brigade, Colonel T. M. Bryan, Fifth New York Cavalry, First Virginia Cavalry, Eighteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry.

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9. The brigade of cavalry under General J. T. Copeland is relieved from duty with General Casey's division and will report to Major-General Stahel.

10. The Ninth Michigan Battery, horse artillery, Captain Daniels, is relieved from General Barry's command, and is assigned for duty with cavalry division under Major-General Stahel.