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amount to about 20 killed, wounded, and missing. This statement I make without consulting returns.

I remain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. D. KEYES,

Major-General.

P. S. - The enemy has been feeling my position all day. I cannot yet divine his intentions. When General Getty starts back, then will be the time for all spare troops to march this way from Richmond.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH CORPS, July 6, 1863 - 4 p. m.

Major-General DIX, Commanding Department of Virginia:

GENERAL: Of the various reports that I have received of the enemy to-day, that made by Major Hall I regard as entirely to be relied on. He saw a full-sized regiment of infantry moving across beyond Quall's house, from the road to Baltimore Cross-Roads toward the road to Long Bridge. This was about 1 o'clock to-day. At the same time, he saw moving off in the direction of the Cross-Roads about 150 rebel cavalry. It is now nearly two hours since the enemy have disappeared from the view of our outer pickets.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. D. KEYES,

Major-General.

P. S. - I have not yet seen General Spinola. I do not desire to have his troops moved at present, but I should like to see him so that I may order a movement, if necessary.

JULY 6, 1863 - 6. 30 p. m.

Major-General KEYES:

GENERAL: A deserter, just from the vicinity of Bottom's Bridge, says the enemy has only one infantry regiment on this side the Chickahominy.

JOHN A. DIX,

Major-General.

JULY 6, 1863 - 7 p. m.

Major-General KEYES:

GENERAL: Pickets have been thrown out beyond Tunstall's. No infantry or cavalry seen. Mr. Tunstall says none have been there to-day.

JOHN A. DIX,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Camp near Baltimore Store, Va., July 7, 1863.

Major-General DIX, Commanding Department:

GENERAL: The report of the presence of the enemy near Tunstall's yesterday was brought me by Captain [J. Frank] Cameron, who was