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HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Gauley, December 9, 1863.

Brigadier-General DUFFIE,

Commanding Cavalry:

SIR: You will move to-morrow to Tyree's, where will be joined by Colonel White's command. Colonel Hayes'infantry will leave here at 5 a. m. You had better march at daylight, so as to keep in the advance of the infantry.

By order of Brigadier-General Scammon:

JAS. L. BOTSFORD,

[29.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 315.

December 10, 1863.

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4. Robertson's brigade of horses artillery now serving with Cavalry Corps will at once be relieved by Graham's brigade of horse artillery. On being relieved Captain Robertson's will report with his brigade to the commanding officer Artilllery Reserve.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

[29.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. THIRD DIV., DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Meadow Bluff, W. Va., December 11, 1863.

The command will move on the Lewisburg road in the following order, viz: First, four companies of infantry folloed by thirty poineers with axes, spades, and picks; second, cavalry, Third brigade, will move at 7.10 precisely; third, Colonel White's brigade will follow immediately after the cavalry; fourth, First Brigade, Colonel Hayes, will move at the same hour, so as to close on the Second Brigade; fifth, the train to remain at Meadow Bluff until further orders with a guard of two companies infantry to be detailed from First Brigade, Colonel Hayes, and twenty mounted men from Third Brigade; sixth, Colonel White will direct the pionners from his brigade to report to General Duffie at 6.30 a. m.

By order of Brigadier-General Scammon:

JAS. L. BOTSFORD,

[29.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., AJDT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 554.

Washington, December 15, 1863.

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31. Brigadier General George W. Morell, U. S. Volunteers, will proceed without to Indianapolis, Ind., and assume command of the depot for drafted men at that place.

32. Brigadier General Francis C. Barlow, U. S. Volunteers, will proceed without delay to Springfield, III., and assume command of the depot for drafted men at that place.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

[29.] Assistant Adjutant-General.