SPECIAL ORDERS No
SPECIAL ORDERS No. 7
HEADQUARTERS U.S. FORCES,
Fort Fisher, N. C., January 18, 1865.
I. Brig. Gen. Charles J. Paine, U.S. Volunteers, is assigned t,, the command of the forces occupying the line of works facing Wilmington.
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VI. Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. Ames, commanding Second Division, will send the Fourth New Hampshire Volunteers at sunrise to-morrow to Fort Buchanan, relieving the Twenty-seventh U.S. Colored Troops. Brevet Brigadier-General Blackman, Twenty-seventh U.S. Colored Troops, will, upon the arrival of the Fourth New Hampshire Volunteers at Fort Buchanan, report with his command to Brig. Gen. Charles J. Paine, commanding Third Division, Twenty-fifth Army Corps.
VIII. Bvt. Brig. Gen. J. C. Abbott, commanding Second Brigade, First Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps, will detail three commissioned officers, one of whom shall be a captain, for the purpose of taking charge of a detail to proceed to Point Lookout, Md., in charge of prisoners of war. These officers will report to Major Pearce, provost-marshal at these headquarters, for instructions immediately.
IX. Capt. O. W. Beach, Sixteenth New York Artillery, will proceed [with] his command and the prisoners of war under his charge, on the Steamer De Molay, to Point Lookout, Md., and deliver his prisoners to the commanding officer of the camp of prisoners at that place, taking his receipt therefor. He will then return with his command to Fort Monroe, Va., and report to the quartermaster for transportation to this point.
By order of Maj. Gen. A. H. Terry:
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
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