War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1149 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION.

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will be left as a camp guard. The picket-line now held by the corps will be occupied by troops from another corps. You will please have your pioneers organize to precede the column.

By command of Major-General Sedgwick:

M. T. McMAHON,

[33.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

Febraury 27, 1864.

This corps will b in readiness to move on short notice from to-morrow morning, with three days' rations in haversacks. Division commanders will at once give notice to their field officers of the picket to have them particularly on the alert for the enemy.

By command of Major-General Newton:

C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,

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

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Febraury 27, 1864.

From sunrise to-morrow the command will be held in readiness to move at short notice, with three days' rations in haversacks. Great vigilance will be enjoined on all officers commanding pickets.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRANCAIS A. WALKER,

[33.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS THIRD ARMY CORPS,

February 27, 1864.

The commanding officers of the Second and Third Divisions and Artillery Brigade will hold themselves in readiness to-morrow, Febraury 28, 1864, and therreafter until further orders, to move as short notice with three days' rations in haversacks. Great vigilance will be enjoined upon the picket-lines. The corps staff will hold themselves in readiness to move without delay.

By command of Major-General French:

John M. NORVELL,

[33.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

James City, Va., Febraury 27, 1864.

This corps will move to-morrow in the direction of Madison Court-House, starting at 8 a. m., in the following order: Brigadier-General Russell, Fist Division, one battery; Colonel Tompkins, with the two other batteries; Brigadier-General Eusist, Second Division. The trains will follow the troops. General Eustis will detail a sufficient rear guard to protect and bring up the trains, and will direct his provost guard to march in rear of the division to bring up all stragglers.

By command of Major-General Sedgwick:

M. T. McMAHON,

[33.] Assistant Adjutant-General.