CIRCULAR No. 2
HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, 25TH ARMY CORPS,
In the Field, Va., January 3, 1865.
The designated regiments of this division will move to Bermuda Landing by brigades, and bivouac there as soon as they have received their rations, in accordance with previous instructions. But little officers' baggage and no horses will be taken, or, if taken, will be left at Bermuda Landing. The sick of each regiment will be left in charge of their respective camps. Col. G. W. Shurtleff, Fifth U.S. Colored Troops, will remain in charge of the camps of the Third Brigade. Col. J. W. Ames, commanding Second Brigade, will designate a suitable officer, a sick one if possible, to remain in charge of the camps of the Second Brigade. Bvt. Brig. Gen. D. Bates will remain in command of all the detachments of the division remaining. All commanding officers of detachments will report to him. All axes in the command will be taken. Brigade commanders will report when they start.
By command of Brig. Gen. C. J. Paine:
SOLON A. CARTER,
Researched and Compiled
Bennie J. McRae, Jr.