War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0094 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES, THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Catlett's House, May 22, 1864-7.50 a. m.

Colonel BATES,

Second Brigade, Second Division:

COLONEL: The general commanding division directs that you halt you brigade where you now are, and send a small scouting party out farther in advance to ascertain whether there is any of the enemy in you front.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBERT, A. McCOY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES, THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH ARMY CORPS, May 22, 1864.

Captain A. S. MARVIN, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifth Army Corps:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report the capture of 8 prisoners by my command to-day, one of whom was forward to headquarters Fifth

Army Corps, and 7 are now in the hands of my provost-marshal.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. W. CRAWFORD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

MAY 22, 1864.

General CUTLER:

I wish you to send one of your brigades at once upon the road the heavy artillery took this evening. Do not stomp to make coffee. Send you best brigade and left an officer report here when it is ready. Major Roebling will go with it.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS, May 22, 1864-12.10 a. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

About 6 p. m. last evening, after General Burnside had started and as I was about moving, an attack was made by the enemy on my lines with two brigades (some of the prisoners say four), but it was repulsed by the picket-line, except at one point where the skirmishers were driven in a few yards. The troops were of Hill's corps, all of which were said to be in our front. General Burnside sent back one division to hold his old line. General Burnside, it appears, could not secure a crossing of the Po, and is now on the Telegraph road crossing the Ny at Smith's Brigade, on the way to Guiney's Bridge. My column has hardly got out of the entrenchments, and is now