War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 1043 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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WASHINGTON, May 30, 1863.

General STAHEL:

The general evinced much satisfaction at your success. He trusts your cavalry are on the alert and that the capture of Mosby's guns will be followed by yet more gratifying achievements.

S. H. LATHORP,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Assistant Inspector-General.

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CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

May 31, 1863.

Major-General Reynolds having gone to Washington for a few days, the undersigned assumes temporary command of the First Army Corps.

A. DOUBLEDAY,

Major-General of Volunteers.

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FAIRFAX COURT-HOUSE, May 31, 1863-2 p. m.

Colonel MANN,

Bristoe:

(Via Warrenton Junction.)

The general commanding directs me to convey to you and the officers and men in your command his grateful acknowledgments for the valuable service which you have rendered in routing the enemy and capturing their artillery in the fight of yesterday. He will take pleasure in recommending all engaged to the favorable consideration of the commanding general.

By order of Major-General Stahel:

H. BALDWIN, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, Numbers 99.

June 1, 1863.

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2. Brigadier General S. W. Crawford, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby assigned to the command of the First and Third Brigades, Pennsylvania Reserves, the Third Brigade to be stationed at Upton's Hill and First Brigade at Fairfax Station, where General Crawford will establish his headquarters.

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By command of Major-General Heintzelman:

CARROLL H. POTTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 152.

June 4, 1863.

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2. Brigadier General Alexander Shaler, U. S. Volunteers, will report to the commanding general of the Sixth Corps for assignment to a brigade in that command.

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By command of Major-General Hooker:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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