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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 10, 1863-11. 30 a. m.

Commanding Officer Twelfth Corps:

By direction of the major-general commanding, I inclose for your information copies of dispatches received from Major-General Sedgwick and General Buford. The inclosed copy of a note to General Sykes embodies some information received this morning. Very respectfully, &c.,

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, and Chief of Staff.

[Inclosure.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 10, 1863-11. 30 a. m.

Commanding Officer Fifth Corps:

I inclose a copy of dispatch received from General Buford, and also a copy of a dispatch received from General Sedgwick, for your information. The latter has been instructed to communicate with you by the bridge which is near his left. The major-general commanding desires that you use the same route to communicate with General Sedgwick.

Very respectfully, &c.,

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 10, 1863.

Major-General HOWARD,

Commanding Eleventh Corps:

The major-general commanding directs that you move your corps up immediately, to unite with General Sedgwick, and report to that officer. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, and Chief of Staff.

P. S. -This movement is made in consequence of information just received from General Sedgwick.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 10, 1863-5. 50 p. m.

Commanding Officer Second Corps:

The major-general commanding deems it judicious that the interval between General Slocum and General Sykes should be filled, and directs that you move with your corps to Tilghmanton. General Sykes' pickets extend to that place.

Very respectfully, &c.,

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, and Chief of Staff.