War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0224 Chapter XLVIII. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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mass your troops close together, so that if the commissary trains get up you can issue rations before starting and while the Sixth Corps is passing.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

May 26, 1864-8.10 a.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

As soon as the trains of the corps have crossed the North Anna, I propose withdrawing the troops from Warren's old entrenchments and placing [them] in the position on my right vacated by Russell. Is the bridge at Jericho Mills to be maintained, and does the major-general commanding desire me to guard it?

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

May 26, 1864-8.15 a.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

I would suggest that a small force of cavalry, say one or two squadrons, be assigned to General Russell for his march to-night;