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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 332.

Washington, October 4, 1864.

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24. The telegraphic order of October 3, 1864, from this office, directing Brigadier General James D. Fessenden, U. S. Volunteers, to repair to Harper's Ferry and thence report for orders to Major-General Sheridan, is hereby confirmed.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, October 6, 1864 - 7.15 p. m.

Major-General AUGUR,

Commanding Department of Washington:

GENERAL: The Secretary of War directs you to proceed immediately to the front and take charge in person of the guarding of the railroad and of the drinig out the enemy between here and Front Royal. Please acknowledge the receipt of this dispatch, and report at what time this evening you set out in execution of this order for the front.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. HARDIE,

Colonel and Inspector-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SECOND DIV., 18TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 121.

In the Field, October 7, 1864.

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IV. In obedience to orders from corps headquarters, Colonel E. H. Ripley will move the Ninth Vermont Volunteers to the right of Major White's reserve brigade, which has just relieved a portion of Major-General Birney's command to the right of Fort Harrison. Colonel Ripley will assume command of Major White's brigade, together with his own regiment.

By command of Brigadier General C. A. Heckman:

W. H. ABEL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

ARMY OF THE JAMES, Numbers 285.

In the Field, October 11, 1864.

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3. Surg. R. K. Smith is relieved from duty as medical director Tenth Army Corps and will report for duty to Brigadier General A. V. Kautz, as surgeon in chief of the Cavalry Division.

4. Surg. J. J. Craven, U. S. Volunteers, will resuem his position as medical director of the Tenth Army Corps.

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By command of Major-General Butler:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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