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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 143.

May 24, 1864.

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3. The Ninth New York Heavy Artillery is assigned to duty with the Sixth Army Corps, and will be reported accordingly.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers -. May 29, 1864.

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3. The following assignments are hereby ordered and will report to the brigade commanders to which they are asssigned at 4 a. m. to-morrow, the 30th instant:

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Forty-sixth New York, Colonel Travers, and Third Delaware, Lieutenant Colonel W. B. Dorrell, to Second Brigade, Fourth Division, Colonel Hofman.

By command of Major-General Warren:

S. M. MORGAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 147. May 30, 1864.

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2. Lieutenant Colonel J. A. Monroe, First Rhode Island Artillery, is temporarily assigned as chief of artillery of the Ninth Corps. He will at once take charge of it and place it in as efficient condition as practicable. Each of the rifle batteries of the corps will be reduced to four guns, but will retain its six caissons. The horses thus rendered disposable will be so distributed as to horse the batteries as equally as possible. The ammunition in the limbers of the guns sent back will be retained. The surplus guns and harness will be sent to the White House by the first empty wagons going to the rear, and will be shipped by the first opportunity to Washington Arsenal. Lieutenant-Colonel Monroe will report to Brigadier-General Hunt for further instructions.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 152. June 4, 1864.

12. The Second Pennsylvania and Tenth New York Regiments of Heavy Artillery are assigned to the Eighteenth Army Corps, and will at once be reported to Major General W. F. Smith, commanding that corps.

By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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