War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0790 Chapter XLVIII. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 22, 1864-6.30 a. m. (Received 7 a. m.)

Brigadier General G. W. GETTY,

Commanding at White House, Va.:

Your dispatch of the 21st in relation to General Hunter received. I suppose it was sent before the order breaking up the depot at White House reached you. General Hunter when last heard from was marching for Lynchburg.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

With House, Va., June 23, 1864-4 a. m.

Major General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

The crossing of the Chickahominy was secured at Jones' Bridge by General Torbert. Everything has gone from this place except the rear guard. Some delay in our movement occurred in consequence of the supplies being insufficient.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

June 23, 1864.

Brigadier General H. E. DAVIES, Jr.,

Commanding First Brigade, Second Div., Cavalry Corps:

GENERAL: Colonel Gregg's brigade is in position on the stage road at Wall's Tavern. You will at once move your brigade from Baltimore Store to James' Bridge, where you will receive further orders from General Sheridan.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

D. McM. GREGG,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 24, 1864. (Received 4.45 p. m.)

Colonel T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, City Point, Va.:

Direct General Sheridan to drop down to where the army crossed James River, and General Ingalls to furnish transforation to cross his command.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

JUNE 24, 1864-4.45. P. M.

General RAWLINS,

Chief of Staff, General Meade's Headquarters:

Colonel Smith, of General Sheridan's command, has just arrived here to see General Grant. He reports that Sheridan's command