War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0505 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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The enemy opened with-grape and canister, wounding an officer of the Sixth Regiment. The enemy is reported as at work on intrenchments to the right, and to be in considerable force. A number of the enemy is reported killed, our men having advanced on them. The Rifle Regiment had 25 men wounded, 2 mortally.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. W. CRAWFORD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

MAY 7, 1864-7 p.m.

General CRAWFORD:

If the dash of the enemy has forced back your skirmish line so as to at all expose our movement to-night, force them back again. Report to me as soon as possible.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. PENNSYLVANIA RESERVE VOL. CORPS., May 7, 1864-5.40 p.m.

[General S. W. CRAWFORD:]

GENERAL: Colonel Talley, commanding First Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, had withdrawn his regiment. He was unable to advance as far as the first open field on Parker's Store road, and reports that he came up to a strong line of the enemy's skirmishers, and that he could hear a body of the enemy maneuvering in the rear of the skirmishers.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBT. A. McCOY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, May 7, 1864-6 a.m.

Brigadier-General CUTLER,

Commanding Fourth Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you send any men you may have with you belonging to General Rice's brigade to General Rice, and send word to General Rice to send any men with him belonging to the other brigades of your division to you.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

P. S.-There are some of your stragglers collected here, who will be sent.

HDQRS. SECOND Brigadier, FOURTH DIV., FIFTH CORPS, May 7, 1864.

General CUTLER:

DEAR GENERAL: I am in charge of the front line of works have detachments of the First, Second, and Third Brigades of our division.