War of the Rebellion: Serial 040 Page 0341 Chapter XXXVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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MAY 1, 1863-8.40 p. m.

[General REYNOLDS:]

You need not keep your men under arms. If you are not too tired, the general would be pleased to have you ride up here.

M. T. MCMAHON,

Assistant Adjutant-General, &c.

MAY 1, 1863.

[Colonel MCMAHON:]

General Reynolds will be over to see the general at once.

C. KINGSBURY, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General, &c.

BALLOON IN THE AIR,

May 1, 1863-3.45 p. m.

Major-General SEDGWICK,

Commanding Left Wing, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: The smoke from the battle appears to be in the same position, but in much lighter volumes. Everything opposite here remains the same.

Very respectfully, &c.,

T. S. C. LOWE,

Aeronaut.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

May 1, 1863-4 p. m.

Major-General SEDGWICK,

Commanding Left Wing:

The troops of the enemy in my front are formed in two lines of battle, in about the same strength and position as they were yesterday, when I telegraphed you they were threatening my right.

JOHN F. REYNOLDS,

Major-General, Commanding First Army Corps.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

May 1, 1863-4.30 p. m.

Colonel M. T. MCMAHON,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Sixth Army Corps:

I have but one of Graham's batteries here, viz, Gibson's. Have ordered it up.

C. S. WAINWRIGHT,

Commanding Artillery, First Army Corps.

F SIGNAL STATION,

May 1, 1863-4.30 p. m.

General SEDGWICK:

A battery of four guns southwest of this point is seen; also a new work for four guns is being constructed south-southwest. No guns are