War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0380 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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GERMANNA FORD, May 4, 1864.

Major-General BURNSIDE:

Crossing effected. Put your troops in motion as soon as General Augur relieves you and the trains are south of Bull Run.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

GERMANNA FORD, May 4, 1864 - 1.15 p. m.

(Received 1.56 p. m.)

Major-General BURNSIDE:

Make forced marches until you reach this place. Start your troops now in the rear, the moment they can be got off, and require them to make a night march. Answer.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

RAPPAHANNOCK STATION, May 4, 1864 - 3.58 p. m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT,

Germanna Ford:

Dispatch received; will start column at once.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

May 4, 1864.

Major ECKERT,

War Department:

There will be no force to-morrow at Rappahannock to protect the operator.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

RAPPAHANNOCK STATION, VA., May 4, 1864.

Major-General AUGUR,

Washington, D. C.:

We have seen or heard nothing of General Tyler yet. My troops are on the move.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF WASHINGTON, 22nd ARMY CORPS,

Washington, D. C., May 4, 1864.

Major-General BURNSIDE,

Warrenton Junction:

General Tyler, with the regiments for the road guard, left Fairfax Station this morning. They will all be in position to-day.

C. C. AUGUR,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers.