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SPECIAL ORDERS No

SPECIAL ORDERS No. 45.

  HEADQUARTERS PROVISIONAL CORPS,
Northeast Station, N. C., February 28, 1865.

I. In accordance with the suggestion of Major-General Schofield, commanding the department, corps headquarters will be temporarily established at Wilmington, and all official papers from the command will be forwarded thither. Division commanders are authorized to grant passes to cross our lines or to go to Wilmington. In the event of any military movement, Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. Ames will assume command of the troops at the front until the arrival of the major-general commanding. The corps officer of the day will be furnished this day from General Ames' command, to-morrow and the day following from General Paine's command, and again in the same succession until further orders, the detail being made from officers above the rank of major, not including brigade commanders. The old and new officers of the day will meet daily at 3 p.m. at headquarters Second Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps, for the purpose of exchanging instructions, and will communicate immediately to division commanders all matters of importance occurring during their tour of duty. They will forward, through their division commanders, a written report to these headquarters. Until further orders the Sixteenth New York Light Battery will report to Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. Ames, commanding Second Division, Twenty-fourth Army Corps, and Light Company E, Third U.S. Artillery, to Brig. Gen. Charles J. Paine, commanding Third Division, Twenty-fifth Army Corps.

By order of Maj. Gen. A. H. Terry:

 A. TERRY,

 Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

 

 


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