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reached the junction of the Charles City and New Market roads and pushed parties some distance upon them, the force opposing him there being a brigade of mounted infantry. I supposed that the fact in this communication would have been made known to you by General Warren.

My losses yesterday were not less than 50 killed and wounded. I have just heard that a portion of General Crawford's pickets not relieved last night came in from vicinity of White Oak crossing since daylight and report no signs of the enemy there.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. H. WILSON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, Charles City Court-House, June 14, 1864-6.20 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

Captain Beaumont, of my staff, has just returned from Colonel McIntosh's advance on the road to Saint Mary's Church, and reports that his advance had met the enemy about four miles from here. The strength of the enemy had not been determined. Our cavalry was still advancing. Colonel McIntosh has been directed to report his progress.

J. H. WILSON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, June 14, 1864-6.30 p.m.

Major General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: Colonel George H. Chapman has marched with his brigade as far as Phillips' without any serious resistance, and is endeavoring to communicate with Colonel McIntosh, on the road to Saint Mary's Church. I have sent him 50,000 rounds of ammunition this evening, and hope to be able to supply him fully by to-morrow morning.

Your very obedient servant,

J. H. WILSON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE, THIRD DIVISION, June 14, 1864.

Captain L. SIEBERT,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Your dispatch received. I am now at Saint Mary's Church, arriving at 8 p.m., with a reserve at Smith's, picketing the road toward Nancy's so far as a stream, and also the right-hand road toward the Long Bridge. Will shove out on both roads to-morrow morning. One hour and a half ago I sent a squadron to communicate with Colonel Chapman at