HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,
May 12, 1864 - 9 p. m.
Major-General BURNSIDE, Commanding Ninth Corps:
You will notify division commanders to have their men woke up and under arms by 3.30 o'clock to-morrow morning, for it is not unlikely the enemy will take the initiative; and, if so, your position he will most probably attack.
By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:
JNO. A. RAWLINS,
Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.
May 12, 1864 - 9.05 p. m.
GENERAL: Your dispatch of 6.20 is received and will receive immediate attention. I will make more definite arrangements as soon as I hear from you the time and route the troops will take, which will be thought, I presume, by one of your aides-de-camp.
A. E. BURNSIDE,
HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,
May 12, 1864 - 9 a. m.
(To be sent from line to line.)
Dispatch from General Grant States Landrum house taken; also, 30 guns and 7,000 prisoners, General Johnson among them. Send word to all men in all lines. Let them cheer.
By command of Major-General Burnside:
S. N. BENJAMIN,
HEADQUARTERS 109TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS,
In the Field, May 12, 1864.
GENERAL: Will you send us re-enforcements immediately, or give us an order to withdraw. Major Moody and captain Schwenk, with detachments of Twelfth [Twenty-seventh] and twentieth Michigan and Fiftieth pennsylvania and a portion of my regiment are here. They will be captured, I am afraid, but we will hold as long as possible.
I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
I. S. CATLIN,
Lieutenant-Colonel 109th New york Vols., Commanding
P. S.- We are out of ammunition.
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,
May 12, 1864.
Brigadier-General FERRERO, Commanding, &c., Chancellorsville:
GENERAL: Major-General Meade requests that you will post guards at suitable points to arrest stragglers from this army that may