War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 1085 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

August 17, 1863.

Major-General WARREN:

Concentrate the Third Division at Elkton and patrol from Elkton to Warrenton Junction.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

August 20, 19863.

Major-General WARREN:

The major-general commanding directs that you hold your command in readiness to support General Kilpatrick in the event of his requiring it.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

August 20, 1863.

Brigadier General WILLIAM HAYS,

Commanding First Division:

The commanding general directs that your divisions get under arms at once and await further orders.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRANCIS A. WALKER

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 225.

August 21, 1863.

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4. Brigadier General J. C. Rice, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned temporarily to duty with the First Corps, and will report accordingly.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 384.

Washington, August 27, 1863.

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16. Major General N. J. T. Dana, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty in the Department of the Susquehanna, and will report in person without delay for duty with corps of Major-General Ord, Department of the Tennessee, now serving in the Department of the Gulf.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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