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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, June 20, 1864 - 9 p. m.

Brigadier-General GRIFFIN,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you withdraw your troops from the ground they now occupy to the plain in rear of our position. Brigadier-General Crawford has been ordered to cover with his division the ground vacated by your troops. These dispositions will be made at once.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS, June 20, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: In reply to your note of this date I have the honor to report no attack on my lines last night. The heavy firing that occurred about 10 p. m. was caused by the Ninth Corps relieving picket.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. W. CRAWFORD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, June 20, 1864 - 9 p. m.

Brigadier-General CRAWFORD,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you cover with your division the ground now occupied by the troops of General Griffin. General Griffin is ordered to move his troops back to the plain in rear of our position. These dispositions to be made at once.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 20, 1864.

General H. G. WRIGHT,

Sixth Corps:

Have General Martindale's troops all left? If not, we have some prisoners of war to send by them to General Butler.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS, June 20, 1864. (Received 8.30 a. m.)

General S. WILLIAMS:

General Martindale's troops have all left.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.