HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,
In the Field, near Curtis', Va., June 6, 1864.
Colonel J. R. HAWLEY,
Seventh Connecticut Volunteers:
COLONEL: I am directed by the brigadier-general commanding to state that a flag of truce will be sent to the enemy at 9 a.m. to-morrow, and to request that you will send to the headquarters of the pickets before that hour such articles of clothing, &c., as you may desire to send to the captured officers of your command who are now in the hands of the enemy. No letters can be sent.
I have the honor to be, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
(Same to Colonel H. M. Plaisted.)
NORFOLK, VA., June 6, 1864.
Acting Chief of Staff, Bermuda Hundred:
General Graham reports that the Jesup drove off the battery at Day's Point. I will send tug with two Sawyer guns to-day to keep them off and prevent their throwing up earth-works. Squadron of cavalry now out to Chuckatuck.
G. F. SHEPLEY,
YORKTOWN, June 6, 1864.
The officer commanding the guard on the telegraph line at West Point reports that parties of rebels are continually crossing the river in boats from New Kent to the Gloucester side below West Point. A small gun-boat should be sent up to patrol the river in the vicinity.
J. B. CARR,
WHITE HOUSE, VA., June 6, 1864. (Received 1.30 p.m.)
General M. C. MEIGS,
I have inspected the depot at this place. It is in a most efficient state. All needful supplies are on hand and wagons transport them easily to the army. Many wounded are being brought in; probably 5,000 are yet to arrive, still transports are not delayed here one moment unnecessarily. I have given all proper orders and shall return to general headquarters this evening.