War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0716 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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[Second indorsement.]

I do not desire a battle brought on with the enemy in their position of yesterday, but want to press as close to them as possible, to determine their position and strength. We must get by the right flank of the enemy for the next fight.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 13, 1864-9.30 a.m.

Major-General WARREN:

General Hancock just reports that he has found the position of the enemy in his front, and will send a sketch of it presently.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 13, 1864-9.45 a.m.

Major-General WARREN:

The commanding general directs, if the ammunition of the First Pennsylvania Rifles has given out, that you at once send an officer to the ammunition trains with the Artillery Reserve, near Tabernacle Church, to procure such supply as the regiment may require to meet its immediate wants.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 3, 1864-9.50 a.m.

Major-General WARREN:

Colonel Kitching, Sixth New York Artillery, has been direct to report to you with his brigade, a battalion excepted, which rejoins the Artillery Reserve.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.