War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0790 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 15, 1864-9.20 p. m.

Major General G. K. WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

The commanding general directs that you send five day's subsistence to-morrow morning under a flag of truce, if necessary, to the wounded men of your corps left in the hospital at the Corbin house.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 15, 1864.

Major-General WARREN:

I am directed to inquire whether you have consolidated the Second Division of your corps with any other. The commanding general is under the impression that you have made such consolidation.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

May 15, 1864-9.50 p. m.

General S. WILLIAMS:

I have temporarily assigned one brigade of my Second Division to General Cutler and one to General Crawford. The Maryland Brigade I keep under my own orders direct.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

MAY 15, 1864.

Captain MARVIN:

SIR: I send this by a man who escaped form the rebels who had hi with our wounded. From what the says I think something may be done for our wounded. They are destitute of supplies.

L. CUTLER,

Brigadier-General.

MAY 15, 1864- 1 p. m.

COMMANDING OFFICER SIXTH CORPS:

I have sent your left the Fifth New York Cavalry, some 300 strong, and directed the commanding officer to communicate with you. Should he require it give him a brigade of infantry to support him, and let him push out to your front andf left, and endeavor to obtain some information about roads and the grounds on which to predicate an offensive move in that direction, which you and Hancock will have to make. Send out and hunt up commanding officer Fifth New York Cavalry, as he may not know where to find you.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General, Commanding.