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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 10. March 19, 1864.

Brigadier General George W. Getty, U. S. Volunteers, having reported at these headquarters, as directed in Special Orders, Numbers 70, headquarters Army of the Potomac, is assigned to the command of the Second Division, Sixth Army Corps.

By command of Major-General Sedgwick:

M. T. McMAHON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[33.]

FORT MONROE, March 19, 1864.

General HECKMAN:

I have some intimation of an attack upon your lines, but not as soon as this. Be vigilant. The only danger is their turning you at Great Bridge.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding.

[33.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 123.

Washington, March 21, 1864.

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64. Lieutenant Colonel W. A. Leech, Ninetieth Pennsylvania Volunteers, will relieve Brigadier General John Gibbon, U. S. Volunteers, in command of the depot for drafted men at Philadelphia, Pa. On being relieved, General Gibbon will proceed without delay to join his command in the Army of the Potomac.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[33.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 75.

March 24, 1864.

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4. In compliance with instructions which have been received from the War Department, Major General George Sykes will report in person to Major-General Curtis, commanding Department of Kansas, at Fort Leavenworth, Kans. Major General W. H. French will repair to Philadelphia and Major General John Newton will repair to Cincinnati and report thence by letter to the Adjutant General of the Army, and Brigadier General J. R. Kenly will report in person to Major-General Wallace, commanding Middle Department.

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8. In compliance with instructions which have received from the War Department, Brigadier General J. C. Caldwell, U. S. Volunteers, is relieved from duty in the Army of the Potomac, and will report for instructions to the Adjutant-General of the Army.

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11. In compliance with instructions which have been received from the War Deparment, Major General a. Pleasonton, U. S. Volunteers, is