War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1160 Chapter LXIII. MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VA. AND N. CAROLINA, Numbers 115.

Fort Monroe, Va., April 25, 1864.

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XXIV. Brigadier General Charles K. Graham having been called away from Norfolk upon a delicate, arduous, and responsible duty, because of the demonstrations of the enemy in North Carolina, much to the regret of the general commanding, and at his own special request not to be retained in command at Norfolk when needed in the field, is relieved. Brigadier General George F. Shepley is assigned to the command of Norfolk and Portsmouth and its lines of defense.

By command of Major-General Butler:

H. T. SCHROEDER,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VA. AND N. CAROLINA, Numbers 116.

Fort Monroe, Va., April 26, 1864.

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VII. Brigadier General C. A. Heckman will move with his brigade, consisting of the Twenty-third, Twenty-fifth, and Twenty-seventh Massachusetts Volunteers, and the Ninth New Jersey Volunteers, to Yorktown. He will leave with the last regiment. Quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

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By command of Major-General Butler:

H. T. SCHROEDER,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VA. AND N. CAROLINA, Numbers 119.

Fort Monroe, Va., April 29, 1864.

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X. Colonel R. M. West, First Pennsylvania Artillery, is hereby appointed acting brigadier-general, and will take command of the colored brigade of cavalry.

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By command of Major-General Butler:

T. T. SCHROEDER,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT OF WEST VIRGINIA, Numbers 24.

Cumberland, Md., April 29, 1864.

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II. After this date, until further orders, the headquarters of this department will be in the field. Communications will be sent via Martinsburg, W. Va.

By order of Major-General Sigel:

T. MELVIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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