War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0229 Chapter LII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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GENERAL MARTINDALE'S HEADQUARTERS, June 19, 1864.

General WILLIAMS:

I hold all the ground taken yesterday, and all of our killed and wounded. We have a considerable number of the enemy's dead and wounded. The casualties of my division and Hinks' will not be far from 250, all told. I will soon forward an accurate statement.

J. H. MARTINDALE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

MARTINDALE'S HEADQUARTERS, June 19, 1864 - 10.15 a. m.

Major-General MEADE:

There is no change in my front. Everything is well posted. The enemy are planting some rifle-pits and a battery on the other side of the river; and the artillery practice is in that direction and toward the railroad bridge in the town.

J. H. MARTINDALE,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 19, 1864 - 4.30 p. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I received a dispatch to relieve Hinks' command with Russell's troops. It is now practicable to relieve my command without difficulty, with Russell's division and Ferrero's division. It is not necessary to await the arrival of Ferrero's division. Shall I proceed to relieve my command without further delay?

J. H. MARTINDALE,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 19, 1864 - 6 p. m.

General J. H. MARTINDALE,

Commanding:

Major-General Wright with the remaining division Sixth Corps is now on the way to relieve you. The commanding general directs that