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t of their respective corps. III. The forces left for the defence of Washington will be placed in command of Brig.-General James Wadsworth, who shall also be Military Governor of the District of Columbia. IV. That this order be executed with such promptness and despatch, as not to delay the commencement of the operations already directed to be undertaken by the Army of the Potomac. V. A fifth Army Corps, to be commanded by Major-Gen. N. P. Banks, will be formed from his own and Gen. Shields's, late Gen. Lander's, division. Abraham Lincoln. Executive mansion, Washington, March 11, 1862. President's War Order, No. 3. Major-Gen. McClellan having personally taken the field at the head of the Army of the Potomac until otherwise ordered, he is relieved from the command of the other military departments, he retaining command of the Department of the Potomac. Ordered, further, That the two departments now under the respective commands of Generals Halleck and Hunter, toget
le of Winchester, Va. Official report of Gen. Shields. headquarters Shields' division, Winchport Op Acting Brig.-Gen. Kimball, Commanding Shields' division. headquarters Shields' divisioendation. Nathan Kimball, Colonel Commanding Shields' Division. Acting Brig.-Gen. Tyler's repoActing Brigadier-Gen. Nathan Kimball, commanding Gen. Shields' Division: sir: In accordance withinchester, March 26, 1862. To Brig.-G. en. James Shields, Commanding Second Division, Fifth Army Coedient, humble servant, R. C. Shriber. Gen. Shields' account of the battle. The following letter from Gen. Shields, to a friend in Washington, gives the General's informal account of the battl The following despatch was telegraphed to Gen. Shields: war Department, Washington, March 26. The following is a list of officers of Gen. Shields' staff who were present and participated inil the arrival of the full reinforcement of Gen. Shields' division, already enumerated, who immediat[36 more...]