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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS, June 19, 1864 - 1 p. m.

Colonel J. W. SHAFFER, Assistant Adjutant-General:

Your communication is received, and the Third Division of this corps, together with my headquarters, will rejoin the Army of the Potomac as soon as relieved by the troops of Major-General Smith's command.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,,

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 19, 1864 - 5.30 a. m. (Sent 6 a. m.)

Commanding OFFICER DIV. SIXTH CORPS FROM POINT OF ROCKS:

(Care of Brigadier-General Martindale.)

The commanding general directs that you relieve the troops of the Eighteenth Corps, under the command of Brigadier-General Martindale, with the least delay possible. Please report by telegraph your arrival here.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL MARTINDALE'S HEADQUARTERS, June 19, 1864.

A report came from General Ricketts half an hour ago that he was just crossing the pontoon at Point of Rocks, having been delayed by the trains of Eighteenth Corps. General Martindale's troops will be relieved at dark by my First and Second Division, and General Ricketts, upon arriving, will be placed in reserve.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 19, 1864 - 6.30 p. m. (Sent 7 p. m.)

Major-General WRIGHT,

Commanding Sixth Corps:

(Care Brigadier-General Martindale.)

The commanding general directs that you relieve as soon as practicable the troops of the Eighteenth Corps, commanded by Brigadier-General Martindale. Please acknowledge.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS, June 19, 1864. (Received 7.25 p. m.)

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS, Assistant Adjutant-General:

Your communication received. I shall relieve the troops under General Martindale at dark.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.