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SIXTH CORPS,

May 20, 1864-1.10 p. m.

General HUMPHREYS,

Have the engineers who were to be sent to me started yet? I have heard nothing of them. I would like the large map they have made of this locality, as it will aid me much in establishing the new line.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 20, 1864-1.20 p. m.

Major-General WRIGHT,

Commanding Sixth Corps:

The engineer officers started immediately after your request. I have had a tracing of the sketch you want sent you.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 20, 1864-5.20 p. m.

Major-General WRIGHT:

The major-general commanding directs that upon the withdrawal of Warren you take up the line agreed upon between you and the engineers and Colonel Babcock. General Burnside is or will be directed to take up at the same time the continuance of that line. General Warren will be withdrawal about 10 a. m. to-morrow. You will be prepared also, should the enemy follow Hancock, to withdraw and follow.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

May 20, 1864-3.45 a. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

Has any change been made in the movements of Hancock? I should manage my left differently in case he does not go. Anything more definite as to the result of the fight yesterday? All quiet along the line.

A. E. BRUNSIDE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 20, 1864-4 a. m.

Major-General BURNSIDE,

Commanding Ninth Corps:

Hancock is now on our right and is to attack if the enemy is still there. If he is not, I presume programme of yesterday will be

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