WILCOX'S WHARF, JAMES RIVER, June 14, 1864-5 p.m.
My headquarters are at the wharf near the signal station.
HEADQUARTERS BIRNEY'S DIVISION, [June 14, 1864.]
Would fix upper wharf but have no tools.
D. B. BIRNEY,
HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS, Wilcox's Landing, June 14, 1864-8 p.m.
Will send an engineer party over.
Colonel and Chief of Staff.
WILCOX'S WHARF, June 14, 1864-8.15 p.m.
Why can't your pioneers work at the wharf? The engineer detachment is ordered over, but it will take some time for them to get over.
BIRNEY'S HEADQUARTERS, June 14, 1864-8.30 p.m.
Stringers are burned [that] my pioneers and fatigue detail made this a.m. I want axes. Am using my pioneers. Send me axes.
WILCOX'S WHARF, June 14, 1864-9.30 p.m.
Major Brainerd, with 230 engineers, has started for the wharf to report to you. He had 60 axes. I forward 100 more by tug-boat.
C. H. MORGAN,
Chief of Staff.
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 14, 1864-11.45 p.m.
The bridge is completed. Burnside and Wright have been ordered to send me their trains and surplus artillery. I wish to keep the