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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

June 2, 1864-11 a. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

An officer in charge of pickets near the Mechanicsville road reports the enemy moving off in force to out left.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 2, 1864-11 a. m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

The commanding general directs that your order the Twenty-ninth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers to report at once to Major-General Burnside, commanding Ninth Corps, to which corps it appears that this regiment formerly belonged.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 2, 1864-1.30 p. m.

Major-General WARREN:

The major-general commanding wishes to know what progress you have made in the changes of position ordered this morning, and at what time you will be posted as directed.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

June 2, 1864-2 p. m.

General HUMPHREYS:

Your dispatch just received. I am waiting the movement of General Burnside's troops, who will soon take up the new position for this right. I shall then have but to move down by the flank to have my arrangements complete. General Burnside reports that as soon as his right was withdrawn a brigade of the enemy passed down the north side of the Totopotomoy. We have no cavalry there.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

JUNE 2, 1864.

General HUMPHREYS:

General Burnside tells me he has no connection with any cavalry pickets on his right, and knows nothing about them.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.