War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0321 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

May 1, 1864.

General WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

GENERAL: The following dispatch has just been received:

STONY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL, STATION-6.30 p. m.

The enemy has been engaged to-day masking with brush the battery between Dr. Morton's house and their works on same range of heights between Morton's and Raccoon Fords. All quit.

TAYLOR,

Captain and Signal Officer.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK.

GARNETT'S MOUNTAIN, May 1, 1964.

Major-General WARREN;

All quiet.

FULLER,

Signal Officer.

BRANDY, May 1, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel LOCKE:

The First Division is in camp just below Ingalls' Station. Some provision should be made to keep up the full supply of rations and forage.

CHAS. GRIFFIN,

Brigadier-General.

RAPPAHANNOCK, May 1, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel Locke,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Brigade-General Griffin directs me to inform you that the troops are all across the river, and pontoons will be taken up as soon as the wagons are across.

G. M. BARNARD, JR.,

Captain, &c.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

May 1, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report that the cavalry now on duty with this command consists of a detachment of the Eight Pennsylvania Cavalry, Captain C. E. Fellows commanding, numbering 2 officers and 51 enlisted men, assigned as escort and on provost marshal duty. Of the horses 41 are serviceable and 10 are unserviceable. The arms, equipments, and accouterments are in good condition.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN SEDGWICK,

Major-General, Commanding Sixth Corps,

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