on being relieved by General Wright you report with the troops, under your orders, belonging to the Eighteenth Army Corps to Major-General Butler. Please acknowledge.
MARTINDALE'S HEADQUARTERS, June 19, 1864.
Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,
Your order directing me, upon being relieved by Major-General Wright, to report to Major-General Butler, has been received.
J. H. MARTINDALE,
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 19, 1864 - 10.10 p. m.
If Russell's division has not yet relieved Hinks' division the commanding general will relieve the latter by Ferrero's division, now with the Ninth Corps, and then Russell's division can relieve yours, provided you think it practicable to make these changes in the daytime.
FLAG-SHIP MALVERN, Farrar's Island, June 19, 1864 - 11 p. m.
(Via Fort Monroe 6 p. m. 20th.)
Honorable GIDEON WELLES,
Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D. C.:
General Grant was here to-day. There rebel iron-clads and three gun-boats appeared abreast of Chaffin's farm to-day, returned, came down again, and were off Chaffin's, as reported from army signal station at sundown.
S. P. LEE,
Actg. Rear-Admiral, Commanding North Atlantic Blockading Squadron.
WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, D. C., June 19, 1864.
The last of the siege train has just started, the Coehorn mortars included.
H. W. HALLECK,
Major-General and Chief of Staff.