War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0764 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

May 14, 1864-6.25 p. m.

As soon as the troops are formed, they will be moved forward to regain the advanced position we have just been dived. The line will be formed with First Division on the right, the Third on the left, and the Second in reserve behind the left. Two batteries will open from the Anderson house just previous to the advance, and a brigade of the Fifth Corps will co-operate on our right. The men will be cautioned to secure their cartridge-boxes in crossing the stream.

By command of Brigadier-General Wright:

M. T. McMAHON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 14, 1864-7.20 p. m.

General JOHN A. RAWLINS,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: Your dispatch is received. General Burnside is just leaving for General Grant's headquarters, and will give the reports in person.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

LEWIS RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 14, 1864.

Major-General BURNSIDE:

What is the state of affairs in your front? Please give any news you what have.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 14, 1864-10.15 p. m.

Brigadier-General FERRERO,

Commanding, &c., Chancellorsville:

GENERAL: I have the honor to inform you that a dispatch has been received from Major-General Hancock indicating that a brigade of the enemy's cavalry is on our right. Major-General Meade desires that you will adopt such measures as will protect the trains at Salem Church against any attack of this cavalry. These trains, as well as the Artillery Reserve, have been ordered to proceed to Fredericksburg morning.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.