War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0495 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 131.

June 2, 1864.

1. By direction of the general commanding Army of the Potomac, Brigadier-General Lockwood is hereby relieved from command of the Second Division, and will report in person at the headquarters of Lieutenant-General Grant, commander-in-chief.

2. Brigadier General S. W. Crawford is assigned to the command of the Second Division, and will at once relieve General Lockwood.

3. The troops remaining in the old Third Division since the mustering out of the organization of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps are transferred to the Second Division.

By command of Major-General Warren:

A. S. MARVIN, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

June 2, 1864-4 a. m.

[General GRIFFIN:]

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you have flankers well out on your left, and see that does not get around there before you know it.

Very respectfully, &c.,

A. S. MARVIN, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FIRST Brigadier, FIRST DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

June 2, 1864.

General GRIFFIN:

The officer in charge of our picket-line reports the enemy moving in heavy force to our left.

R. B. AYRES,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

June 2, 1864-5 a. m.

[General GRIFFIN:]

GENERAL: General Warren directs me to inform you that General Lockwood has been found, and his division is in position on our extreme left.

A. S. MARVIN, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

June 2, 1864.

[General GRIFFIN:]

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that if any of your troops are in the rear, or at all scattered from your command, you will bring them up close to your line. The orders to move to the left will shortly be sent to you.

A. S. MARVIN, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.