War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0591 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS, May 9, 1864-10,20 p.m.

General GILLMORE,

Commanding, &c.:

Make such dispositions of your forces as to render safe your right if threatened by the enemy.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, May 9, 1864-4 p.m.

Brigadier General A. H. TERRY:

Brigadier General J. W. TURNER:

Brigadier General A. AMES:

GENERALS: Make arrangements to supply your command with rations from the landing near General Smith's headquarters, or from your own camp if you have them.

By command of Major-General Gillmore:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, May 9, 1864-6.40 p.m.

Captain RICHMOND:

Your two reports are received. A section of artillery will be added to the regiment already sent. Remain with the infantry and make report to the commanding officer.

By command of Major-General Gillmore:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, May 9, 1864-6.45 p.m.

OFFICER COMMANDING AT BRANDON BRIDGE:

Have the creek above and below the bridge for a mile each way thoroughly examined to-night for a ford. Let the men wade into it and examine its depth accurately. Report to General Gillmore by 3 a.m. to-morrow at the place where you last saw him.

By command of Major-General Gillmore:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, May 9, 1864.

Colonel OSBORN,

Twenty-fourth Massachusetts:

Join your command under General Terry, taking with you the section of artillery. This is provided General Butler has given no orders to the contrary.

By command of Major-General Gillmore:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.