War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0711 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

Search Civil War Official Records

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION,

May 13, 1864-9.05 a.m.

General HANCOCK:

Colonel Carroll has just been brought in with his left arm shattered. He reports the enemy occupying their rifle-pits in his front.

Respectfully,

JOHN GIBBON,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

May 13, 1864.

Received of Major General D. B. Birney eleven battle-flag of the enemy.

A. M. McCUNE,

Captain and Assistant Provost-Marshal, Second Corps.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

May 13, 1 864-4.20 p.m.

Major-General BIRNEY:

SIR: The major-general commanding directs that if the enemy's sharpshooters become very troublesome, you put the sharpshooters of your command along the entire line. He desires that the numerical statement of casualties and the field return of your division called for last evening be furnished.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. R. DRIVER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS,

May 13, 1864-9.15 p.m.

Major-General BIRNEY,

Commanding Third Division, Second Army Corps:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding the corps directs me to say that he desires to see you at these headquarters as soon as it is convenient for you to come here.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. G. MITCHELL,

Major and Aide-de-camp.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, SECOND CORPS,

Numbers -.

May 13, 1864.

In the consolidation of the Third and Fourth Divisions, in pursuance of special orders from headquarters, Second Army corps, of this date, the First Brigade, Fourth Division, will be known as the Third Brigade, Third Division; the Second Brigade, Fourth Division, as the Fourth Brigade, Third Division. Badges will re-