War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1131 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION.

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CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTRS THIRD ARMY CORPS,

December 1, 1863-4.45 p. m.

At 6 o'clock, or as soon thereafter as it is sufficiently dark to cenceal the movement from the enemy, General Prince will move off with his division in accordance with the directions received this p. m. from these headquarters, right in fornt. General Carr will move his division immediately after and following well closd up on General Prince's division. General Birney will follow immediately in rear of General Carr's division.

By command of Major-General French:

O. H. HART,

[29.] Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS THIRD ARMY CORPS,

Culpeper Ford, December 2, 1863-7.05 a. m.

The troops will resume its march to-day in the same order as the march of last night. Division commanders will have their commands in readiness to move as soon as the Second Corps passes, following the Second Corps.

By command of Major-General French:

O. H. HART,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NOTE.- Captain Randolph received his orders in person form the major-general commanding the corps.

[29.] O. H. H.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS THIRD ARMY CORPS,

December 2, 1863-7.30 a. m.

The troops will follow the Second Corps, General Prince didrecting the head of the column on the Richardsville road. The coulmn will leave the Seventsburg road at Madden's house, cross Mountain Run at Stone's Ford, one mile below Ross' Mill, and proceed to their old camps at Brandy Station, when they will re-establish the old picket-line. Divisions will file off into their old camps as they arrive at them, respectively.

By command of Major-General French:

O. H. HART,

[29.] Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Numbers 310.

December 5, 1863.

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4. By direction of the General-in-Chief, Brigadier General Kenner Garrard is relieved from duty with the Army of the Potomac, and will report to the Adjutant-General in person without delay.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

[29.] Assistant Adjutant-General.