War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0720 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

May 13, 1864-2 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

I hold both lines now.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 13, 1864.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Army Corps:

The commanding general directs that your order up to repair roads the detachments of engineer troops attached to your command now with the supply trains at Tabernacle Church. Small guards may be left with the pontoon trains.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

IN THE WOODS NEAR WARREN'S HILL,

May 13, 1864.

General WARREN:

General Meade says remain where you are, he will have orders for you in a few minutes. Please send me an orderly or two and oblige,

THE OPERATOR.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 13, 1864-4.35 p.m.

Major-General WARREN:

The commanding general directs that you make the necessary arrangements for a movement of your corps to-night, and he desires that you visit these headquarters as soon as convenient, to receive instructions. Please acknowledge.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 13, 1864-8.20 p.m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding:

The major-general commanding directs that your infantry move by way of Scott's, Landrum's, and the ford of Ny River, near Landrum's. Captain Paine will report to you to show the route. Your artillery should move by the road to Armstrong's (these headquarters), where Major Duane, chief engineer, will furnish the commanding officer a guide for it. It will rejoin you on the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Court-House road.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.