War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0681 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION.

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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.

BURNSIDE'S HEADQUARTERS,

May 12, 1864 - 9.05 p. m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

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,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

May 12, 1864 - 9 a. m.

General WILLCOX:

(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,

Acting Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS 109TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS,

In the Field, May 12, 1864.

General WILLCOX:

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