War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 1065 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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two batteries at 7 a. m.; the ambulances and baggage as heretofore. The command will pass the Third Corps.

By command of Major-General Slocum:

H. C. RODGERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 288.

Washington, June 30, 1863.

12. Brigadier General Innis N. Palmer, U. S. Volunteers, will report in person without delay to Major-General Couch, commanding Department of the Susquehanna, at Harrisburg, Pa., for duty.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS FIST ARMY COPRS,

June 30, 1863.

The division of this corps will move at 8 o'clock this morning on the Gettysburg road in the following order: First Division taking the lead, then Third Division, then Second Division. The artillery will move in rear of all the troops.

By command of Major-General Reynolds:

E. C. BAIRD,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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UNION, June 30, 1863-10 a. m.

General AYRES,

Commanding Second Division:

A long march is before us, and every effort must be made to keep the command together and well closed up, as the enemy is not far from us. Strong exertions must be made to prevent straggling and to make the men keep in ranks. Your division will follow the First Division, which has gone on this road.

By order of Major-General Sykes:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS LEFT WING,

June 30, 1863.

General BUFORD,

Commanding Cavalry Division, Gettysburg, Pa.:

Have you ascertained positively about the infantry force of the enemy at Fairfield, whether they have fallen back or are still in the position they occupied about N. P. Speilman's farm? Send me word by bearer.

Yours, &c.,

JOHN F. REYNOLDS,

Major-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

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