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Page 9 Chapter LIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.


HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, August 1, 1864-1.10 a. m.

The following, just received, is forwarded for the information of the major-general commanding:


HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS, July 31, 1864-12.30 p. m.

Lieutenant Colonel F. T. LOCKE,
Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: The division officer of the day reports at 7 p. m. that a column of rebel infantry was moving this afternoon to our left for one hour and a half, followed by a train of ambulances. Also the troops massed in front of the picket-line of my left brigade have left, and that there are now more troops occupying breast-works in their front than there have been for several days. That some movement of horsemen was seen, supposed to be watering artillery horses. That in front of my right they repitched their tents again this afternoon.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. W. CRAWFORD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.


HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, August 1, 1864-9.50 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,
Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report all quiet in my front during the night. A dispatch was received this a. m. respecting the flag of truce, and the necessary instructions given to the command. One deserter from Fifth Florida was received last night and sent up.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.


HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS, August 1, 1864-9 p. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,
Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report all quiet in my front to-day. A detail of 300 men is at work to-night at the battery on General Griffin's left, under Captain Gillespie, U. S. Engineers.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.


HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, August 1, 1864.

Brigadier General A. E. BURNSIDE,
Commanding Ninth Corps:

The commanding general desires that you report as soon as practicable the number of wounded brought in, and also the number of dead buried during the cessation of hostilities this morning.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.


Page 9 Chapter LIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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