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HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

City Point, Va., June 19, 1864-6.30 p. m.

Major-General MEADE,

Commanding Army of the Potomac:

General Sheridan having returned without forming a junction with General Hunter, another diversion may become necessary for the protection of the latter. I his, therefore, you would direct General Sheridan to remain at Which House and await further order. His horse require res, which they can get at White House as here. His stock of ammunition ought to be replenished at the same time his orders go to him. Two army gun-boats were sent from here yesterday to keep the river clear from West Point to White House.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 19, 1864-8.30 p. m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT;

Your dispatch directing that General Sheridan remained at the White House until further orders, has been received. The necessary instruction.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 19, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Fort Monroe, Va.,

In case the line between Fort Monroe and White House is not working, Major-General Meade desires that you send the following dispatch to General Sheridan, at White House, by special boat, and in case it becomes necessary to send a boat, please notify the ordnance, officer at Ford Monroe, so that he can forward ordnance supplies at the same time:

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 19, 1864-9 p. m.

Major General P. H. SHERIDAN,

White House, Va.:

The commanding general directs you remain at the House, and there await further orders. The chief ordnance officers of this has been directed to send at once the necessary ammunition to White Hause to renew your supplies.

Please acknowledge.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. CAV. CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 19, 1864.

The Cavalry Corps will march at 7 a. m. to-day to Dunkirk. The following will be the order of march, viz: First Cavalry