ence, charity, confidence, consideration, and patriotism are due from every soldier in the field.
This order is issued subject to the approval of the President of the United States.
（2.) Brigadier-General W. T. H. Brooks, commanding First Division, Sixth Army Corps, for complaining of the policy of the Government, and for using language tending to demoralize his command, is, subject to the approval of the President, dismissed from the military service of the United States, (3.) Brigadier-General John Newton, commanding Third Division, Sixth Army Corps, and Brigadier-General John Cochrane, commanding First Brigade, Third Division, Sixth Army Corps, for going to the President of the United States with criticisms upon the plans of their commanding officer, are, subject to the approval of the President, dismissed from the military service of the United States.
（4.) It being evident that the following-named officers can be of no further service to this army, they are hereby relieved fro
ders were assembled in the little front room of the Liester House — Newton, who had been assigned to the command of the First Corps over Doublknew of the condition of affairs.
In the course of this discussion Newton expressed the opinion that this was no place to fight a battle in.
General Newton was an officer of engineers (since chief-engineer of the army), and was rated by me, and I suppose most others, very highly aser.
To say Stay and fight was to ignore the objections made by General Newton, and I therefore answered somewhat in this way: Remain here, ans put to each member and his answer taken down, and when it came to Newton, who was the first in rank, he voted in pretty much the same way as
Birney:Same as General Williams.
Sykes:Same as General Williams.
Correct position of the army, but would not retreat.
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Slocum stay and fight it out. Newton thinks it a bad position; Hancock puzzled about practicability of r