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[First indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND CORPS,

June 9, 1864.

Respectfully forwarded for the information of the major-general commanding.

FRANCIS C. BARLOW,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

[Second indorsement.]

Respectfully forwarded.

Colonel Beaver is at the salient by the McGee house.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General, Commanding.

SECOND CORPS,

June 9, 1864-8.15 p.m.

General HUMPHREYS:

For half an hour before dark a column of the enemy was seen moving to the right. This was seen from in front of the McGee house.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 9, 1864-8.25 p.m.

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

Your dispatch of 8.15 p.m. is received. Was the enemy seen moving to their right or to our right?

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

SECOND CORPS,

June 9, 1864-8.30 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

To our right, I understood. I sent the original communication by an orderly to General Williams, which, I think, will explain. If not, let me know.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

June 9, 1864.

Brigadier-General BARLOW,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs me to say to you that the information of the movements of the enemy communi-