War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0044 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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report personally to him at Broadway at 2 a.m. precisely. I think he will not keep you waiting; and General Smith will march on the City Point road.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding.

JUNE 14, 1864-12.30 a.m.

Colonel AMES:

There is danger of an attack on Spring Hill. If you are attacked and need help you shall have it from here or from the other side. Look out.

HINKS,

General.

SPRING HILL, June 14, 1864-8.30 a.m.

General BUTLER:

Captain Dollard's cavalry has just returned. They can find no enemy in this vicinity.

AMES,

Colonel.

JUNE 14, 1864-9.45 p.m.

Colonel AMES:

You will see that your command is provided with two day's cooked rations, and be ready to march at an hour's notice.

HINKS,

General.

JUNE 14, 1864-10 p.m.

General HINKS:

Colonel Duncan signals me to ask you whether he shall bring his brigade up to the fort or not.

AMES,

Colonel.

JUNE 14, 1864-10.30 p.m.

Colonel AMES:

Colonel Duncan will go to Spring Hill. Have two days' rations and be ready to march at an hour's notice.

HINKS,

General.

HEADQUARTERS HINKS' DIVISION, City Point, Va., June 14, 1864.

Colonel DUNCAN, Spring Hill:

You will march with your command, the Sixth Regiment, Dollard's squadron, and two sections of Captain Angel's battery, at 1 o'clock, to Livesay's house, and report to me at Broadway at 2 o'clock. Acknowledge receipt.

E. W. HINKS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.