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hundred and seventeenth New York Volunteers, of Colonel Haskin's division; the Eleventh Rhode Island Volunteers, from the Convalescent Camp, and the One hundred and sixty-ninth New York Volunteers, from General Martindale's command.

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By command of Major-General Heintzelman:

CARROLL H. POTTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, Numbers 58.

April 15, 1863.

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2. Major General Silas Casey, U. S. Volunteers, is relieved from the command of his division.

3. Brigadier General J. J. Abercrombie is relieved from the command of his division, and will assume command of the division heretofore commanded by Major-General Casey.

4. General Abercrombie will establish his headquarters as designated in Special Orders, Numbers 36, current series, from these headquarters.

5. The Ninth Massachusetts Battery and Seventeenth New York Battery are detached from General Abercrombie's command, and will report to Colonel H. G. Sickel, commanding Pennsylvania Reserves.

6. Brigadier General R. O. Tyler with assume command of the Fourteenth Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Second and Fourth New York Heavy Artillery, and will establish his headquarters at Arlington.

7. The Sixtheenth Regiment Virginia Volunteers is temporarily attached to Brigadier General R. O. Tyler's command.

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By command of Major-General Heintzelman:

CARROLL H. PORTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, April 16, 1863-3.30 p. m.

Major-General DIX:

Thanks for your note and the newspapers just received. You shall have every man that can be spared. I am with you in the hope you can strike a good blow.

EDWIN M. STANTON.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 104.

Camp near Falmouth, April 16, 1863.

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7. Brigadier General Francis C. Barlow, volunteer service, will report to the major-general commanding the Eleventh Army Corps, for assignment to a brigade in that corps.

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By command of Major-General Hooker:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.