War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0734 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N.C. Chapter XLVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 10, 1864-8 p.m.

Major-General BURNSIDE:

Commanding Ninth Corps:

I am instructed to inform you that the two divisions of Major-General Warren, now held in reserve near Leary's, will be withdrawn from the right flank of the army to-morrow. If there is any point held by his troops necessary to the security of your flank, the commanding general directs that you occupy it.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

June 10, 1864.

Major-General BURNSIDE:

General Wilson has reported his picket-line being attacked this p.m. but he says the attack was repulsed and his line re-established. He does not report the loss of any men. General Wilson is directed to make a reconnaissance in force to-morrow morning, and Ferrero has been ordered to support him with a brigade of his command.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION,

June 10, 1864-7.30 a.m.

Major-General BURNSIDE,

Commanding Ninth Corps:

GENERAL: All quiet through the night. Trees were cut down on the left of Redoubt Fletcher to widen the artillery range toward the battery in front of the Eighteenth Corps. The enemy's sharpshooters annoy us some. A soldier of the Twenty-seventh Michigan was killed just in rear of the main line of that regiment while my messenger was present this morning.

Very respectfully,

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION,

June 10, 1864-2.45 p.m.

Major-General BURNSIDE,

Commanding Ninth Corps:

The enemy's artillery has been firing slowly at Redoubt Fletcher with no effect. Roemer replies occasionally. Otherwise all quiet along my lines.

Very respectfully,

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.