War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0110 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., June 16, 1864.

Colonel J. R. HAWLEY,

Seventh Connecticut Volunteers:

COLONEL: You will at once move two regiments of your command in light marching order to the front. On reaching the line of works abandoned be the enemy they will halt and await orders. You will use all dispatch possible.

By order of Brigadier General R. S. Foster:

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Colonels Howell and Plaisted.)

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., June 16, 1864.

Colonel J. C. ABBOTT,

Seventh New Hampshire Volunteers,

COMMANDING OFFICERS FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD BRIGADES:

SIRS: You will establish the picket-line on your front to-right on the old original picket-line of May 20, as occupied by our troops before they were drawn in on that date.

By order of Brigadier General R. S. Foster:

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., June 16, 1864.

Captain A. P. ROCKWELL,

Commanding Artillery Brigade:

CAPTAIN: You will immediately send one battery to report outside the sally-port between Batteries Nos. 2 and 3, and there await orders.

By order of Brigadier-General Foster:

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

PORT WALTHALL JUNCTION, June 16, 1864.

General BUTLER:

I am at the junction of Port Walthall and Petersburg railroad, with about 550 men, all the old soldiers I had. I am at work tearing up the track.

Respectfully,

JNumbers W. TURNER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.