War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0725 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

May 13, 1864. (Received 9.15 a.m.)

General WILLIAMS:

General Wright says he does not require me any longer. Can I report to the Artillery Reserve?

J. HOWARD KITCHING,

Colonel, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 13, 1864-9.45 a.m.

COMMANDING OFFICER SIXTH CORPS:

The commanding general directs that your order Colonel Kitching, Sixth New York Artillery, commanding brigade of heavy artillery, to send a battalion of his command to report to the commanding of the Artillery Reserve, near Tabernacle Church, and with the remainder of his troops to report to Major-General Warren, commanding Fifth Corps, whose headquarters at present are near the location of general headquarters yesterday.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

May 13, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

A man of the Fourth New Jersey, who was left in the enemy's lines yesterday when our troops fell back after a charge, says the enemy fell back about daylight, going to the rear and our right. He says the number of troops near the Angle was not large.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

May 13, 1864-10.20 a.m.

General WILLIAMS:

The Third Division, Sixth Corps, with two batteries is moving out to feel the enemy. No report received yet, but I am unofficially informed that the enemy is still in position a short distance back.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 13, 1864-11 a.m.

Brigadier General H. G. WRIGHT,

Commanding Sixth Army Corps:

The commanding general desires that Cutler's division be returned to the Fifth Corps with as little delay as practicable.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.