War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0614 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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Second. The Second Division will be commanded by Brigadier General R. B. Ayres. It will consist of his own brigade, the Maryland Brigade, Colonel Dushane, and the Heavy Artillery Brigade, Colonel Kitching. Three batteries will also be assigned to this division.

Third. The Third Division will be commanded by Brigadier General S. W. Crawford. It will consist of the veteran brigade of Pennsylvania Reserve and the brigades commanded by colonels Lyle and Bates.

Fourth. The Fourth Division will be commanded by Brigadier General L. Cutler, and will consist of the two brigades of Colonel Robinson and Colonel Hofmann.

Fifth. The remaining six batteries will constitute the reserve artillery of the corps.

This order will go into effect at once, and each commanding officer will carry out his part of the changes ordered.

By command of Major-General Warren:

A. S. MARVIN, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

June 5, 1864.

[General GRIFFIN:]

GENERAL: The major-general commanding wishes me to inquire whether the firing heard in your front is the enemy pushing us, or our troops advancing.

Very respectfully,

A. S. MARVIN, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Indorsement.]

It is Colonel Sweitzer pushing out a line of skirmishers on the Shady Grove road, just beyond Barker's house.

CHAS. GRIFFIN,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

June 5, 1864-6 p. m.

[General WARREN:]

GENERAL: The enemy occupy the line vacated by General Burnside. Our line first struck cavalry, then infantry and two pieces of artillery. If this is satisfactory I will withdraw to my former line, as it will take a brigade to carry his entrenched line.

CHAS. GRIFFIN,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

June 5, 1864-7 p. m.

General GRIFFIN:

If the enemy have forced your skirmish line so far back as to expose our movement to-night, drive them back again far enough to conceal it.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.