War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0056 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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SECOND CORPS, June 15, 1864-1.30 a.m.

General HUMPHREYS:

GENERAL: Two brigades of Barlow's division are over, and the two batteries. Your order for movement was received and attended to. General Birney asks for large nails or spikes to repair the wharf above Wind-Mill Point. I am not able to supply him.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

SECOND CORPS, June 15, 1864-3.30 a.m.

General WILLIAMS,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: The last brigade of General Barlow is now crossing. Four batteries are over, except four caissons. Some ammunition wagons have been ordered across. Nothing has been heard of the rations yet.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, June 15, 1864-3.50 a.m.

General WILLIAMS:

The upper wharf on the other side is not finished, but is being completed as rapidly as possible. I am now commencing to put over my wagons, &c. If more infantry is to follow without interfering with my command, it might commence coming slowly, but it would interfere in a great measure with my facilities for getting over my artillery and wagons. All my infantry, including the pickets, are across except one regiment of heavy artillery, with the four batteries of artillery, which are across, which will be complete as soon as four caissons and a few horses are sent over. No report of the rations yet. It will take some time to issue them on account of the absence of wagons, tow of the divisions being some two miles from the landing, the other being massed near by.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS, June 15, 1864-6.30 a.m.

Major-General MEADE:

My infantry is all over but one regiment for fatigue. Four batteries are over, with horses, &c. I have now three ferry-boats and shall make rapid progress with artillery and wagons. No rations received yet. The upper wharf on south side is just reported finished.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.