War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0760 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

May 14, 1864-7.50 p. m.

General MEADE:

Ayres report himself in position where Upton was nab has communicated this to the advance of Wright. I hope the Sixth Corps will relieve him and allow his men complete rest to-night.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 14, 1864.

Major-General WARREN:

Orders sent to Wright to relieve Ayres. I thank you and Ayres for taking the hill; it was handsomely done.

MEADE.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

May 14, 1864-8.40 p. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS.

The enemy made but little to our regaining Jett's house. The force that attacked Upton came from the south, from the road between Guiney's Station and the Court-House. The country between Jett's house nab this road is mainly open, with a belt of woods intervening. The ground at the house is as high as the Court-House and descends to the southeast. I will send you a sketch. There is no road from here to Jett's for artillery. There can be one got between it and the Anderson House. Jett's place is known as the Bleak Hill. he is a temporary occupant. Troops have been moving to the left.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

MAY 14, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

I have just sent a prisoner from Anderson's division, of Hill's corps, taken at the Jett house. He says it was at least two brigades that charged Upton, also that the whole corps is at the Court-House and has been in line of battle all day. They have been there for three days.

G. K. WARREN.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

May 14, 1864-9.50 p. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

My infantry picket-line is well posted and connecting with the cavalry north of Ny River.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.