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headquarters, but does not report. Hancock has been urged to push forward with dispatch and guides sent him. I think his advance will be at Cold Harbor early in the morning, say by 6 a. m. Warrent does not seem to have effected anything in his front, except repulsing attacks made on him. He should, however, be ordered to attack in conjunction with the others. Burnside I would hold ready to re-enforce Warren, if necessary.

Respectfully, yours,

GEO. G. MEADE

Major-General.

Headquarters to move at 7 a. m., to a point in the road to Cold Harbor and in rear of that place.

HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

Camp near Via's House, June 1, 1864-10.40 p. m.

Major-General MEADE,

Commanding Army of the Potomac:

Lieutenant-General Grant desires me to say that he thinks the attack should be renewed to-morrow morning by all means, but not till Hancock is within supporting distance of Smith. Warren should attack in conjunction with Smith and Wright, and Burnside be held in readiness to support Warren.

Very respectfully,

C. B. COMSTOCK,

Lieutenant-Colonel, &c.

HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

June 1, 1864-10.40 p. m.

Major-General MEADE,

Commanding Army of the Potomac:

Lieutenant-General Grant desires that General Lockwood be at once relieved from his command and directed to report to these headquarters for orders.

Very respectfully,

C. B. COMSTOCK,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 149. June 1, 1864.

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2. Captain Daniel D. Wiley, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to duty as chief commissary of subsistence of the Army of the Potomac at White House, Va. He will at once assume the duties of the chief of the department at that place, and be governed by such instructions as he may receive from the chief commissary of this army.

By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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