December 23, 1864
Brigadier General William Bartlett assumes command of First Division, Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac temporarily, as Brigadier General Charles Griffin takes a leave of absence.
Colonel R. S. Mackenzie assumes command of First Division, Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac temporarily, as Brigadier General Frank Wheaton takes a leave of absence.
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