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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 135.

Washington, April 2, 1864.

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46. Brigadier General Thomas A. Rowley, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from command of the Draft Rendezvous, Portland, Me. He will turn over his command to the next senior officer, and proceed without delay to headquarters Army of the Potomac, and report in person to Major-General Meade, commanding.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjtutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE WEST VIRGINIA, Numbers 65.

Cumberland, Md., April 2, 1864.

1. Colonel J. M. Campbell, Fifty-fourth Pennsylvania Volunteers, having reported at these headquarters after the completion of the duties to which he was assigned by Special Orders, Numbers 88, current series, War Department, will resume command of the First Brigade, Second Division, relieving Colonel McCaslin, Fifteenth Virginia Infantry, who will resume command of his regiment.

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By order of Major General F. Sigel:

T. MELVIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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Yorktown, April 2, 1864.

Major-General BUTLER:

Rebel deserters and refugees, arrived last night, say that the enemy's cavalry and artillery has been removed from Charles City Court-House to Nance's Shop, which is ten miles above and nearer Richmond. There are no movements visible between James River and Chickahominy. The roads in that direction are now extremely bad.

I. J. WISTAR,

Brigdier-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VA. AND N. CAROLINA,

Numbers 93. Fort Monroe, Va., April 3, 1864.

I. Brigadier General E. W. hinks is assigned to the command of the District of Saint Mary's relieving Brigadier General G. Marston, and will proceed forthwith to his command. Brigadier-General Marston, on being relieved from command of the District of Saint Mary's by Brigadier General E. W. Hinks, will report at these headquarters.

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By command of Major-General Butler:

HENRY T. SCHROEDER,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

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EXECUTIVE MANSION,

Washington, April 7, 1864.

Major-General BUTLER:

Mrs. L[incoln] and I think we will visit Fort Monroe some time next week. Meanwhile whatever is to be done on the business subject will