War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0080 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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GENERAL TERRY'S HEADQUARTERS,

June 15, 1864-10.15 a.m.

Major-General BUTLER:

General Foster reports that the enemy has shown no disposition to attack this morning, but is reported to have a heavy picket-line and to have had strong fatigue parties at work along their lines all night and this morning. No deserters have been received and but one prisoner, so severely wounded as to be unable to give any information.

A. H. TERRY,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS LINE OF DEFENSES,

Near Ware Bottom Church, Va., June 15, 1864.

Colonel J. W. SHAFFER,

Chief of Staff:

COLONEL: I have information which makes me anxious for the center of our line. I have asked Ames to bring up all his men. I want authority to order him up. I will send you the information.

A. H. TERRY,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

GENERAL BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS, June 15, 1864.

General TERRY:

General Ames has arrived and is in communication with troops in Smith's camp. There are, or will be in a few hours, four or six regiments that will arrive subject to your orders. I expect heavy artillery regiment soon, 1,700 strong. I will send it to Turner as soon as it arrives, in place of the two light regiments of Smith's.

J. W. SHAFFER,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

GENERAL BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS, June 15, 1864.

General TERRY:

The heavy artillery regiment that was expected has gone to Smith. He is having hard fighting.

J. W. SHAFFER,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

GENERAL BUTLER'S HEADQUARTERS, June 15, 1864.

General TERRY:

The Second New Hampshire have just arrived. I have ordered them to report to Turner. You can order them from there to where you want.

J. W. SHAFFER,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.