War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1192 Chapter LXIII. MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA.

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the following regiments are relieved from duty in this department and will report to Major-General Meade, commanding Army of the Potomac, viz: Two hundredth, Two hundred and fifth, Two hundred and eighth, and Two hundred and eleventh Pennsylvania Volunteers.

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By command of Major-General Butler:

H. B. SCOTT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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

ARMY OF THE JAMES, Numbers 384.

In the Field, Va., December 2, 1864.

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3. That portion of the Second Pennsylvania Artillery now with the Eighteenth Army Corps will proceed immediately to the lines in front of Bermuda Hundred and report for duty to Brigadier General Graham, commanding Provisional Division. Upon the arrival of the Second Pennsylvania Artillery the Eleventh Connecticut Volunteers and Twelfth New Hampshire Volunteers will proceed to the line occupied by the Eighteenth Army Corps and report to Major-General Ord, commanding.

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14. The Third New York Cavalry is hereby ordered to repair to Norfolk, Va., and report to Brigadier-General Shepley for duty. Quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

15. The Twentieth New York Cavalry is relieved from duty in the District of Eastern Virginia, and will repair to the front and report to Brigadier-General Kautz, commanding Cavalry Division. All officers and men of this regiment fit to travel will accompany the regiment. Those on detached duty will be relieved at once for this purpose. Quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

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By command of Major-General Butler:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL HDQRS. 2nd Brigadier, 3rd DIV., 24TH ARMY CORPS, ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE JAMES, Numbers 1. In the Field, Va., December 4, 1864.

Pursuant to orders, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Second Brigade, Third Division, Twenty-fourth Corps, Army of the James.

J. H. POTTER,

Colonel Twelfth New Hampshire Vols., Commanding Brigade.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 432.

Washington, December 6, 1864.

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4. Brigadier General John R. Brooke, U. S. Volunteers, will report in person without delay to the Adjutant-General in Washington for assignment to light duty.

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