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A286. (R.F. & A.L. Vol6) 1866 Washington, May 16th 1866 Adjt. Genl's Office, E.D. Townsend, A.A.G. Refers, copy of letter of Lt. Genl. "Grant, recommending that Genl. "Ruger, be assigned as Asst. Com'r. "N.C.,"- with copy of S.O. 232. A.G.O. Filed [[stamped]] BUREAU R.F. & A.L. WASHINGTON REC'D MAY 17 1866 [[/stamped]] [[stamped]] THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE UNITED STATES [[/stamped]] Approved and referred to Gen. Townsend to issue proper orders as recommended by the Genl-in-chief (Sgd.) Edwin M. Stanton Sec. of War. Copy respectfully referred to Major Genl. Howard with S.O. 232. par. 5. issued in accordance with the order of the Secretary ED Townsend A.A. Genl. A.G. Office May 16/66.