War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0254 OPERATION IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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[First indorsement.]

GENERAL: Please separate this loss into three columns-killed, wounded, and missing.

Respectfully,

J. L. VAN BUREN,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

[Second indorsement.]

Date Killed. Wounded. Missing. Total.

June 16 an 17 109 475 105 689

June 18 150 725 26 901

Total............ ......... ......... ......... 1590

HEADQUARTER THIRD DIVISION, NINTH CORPS,

June 20, 1864-7.50 a. m.

Major-General PARKE,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: In reply to your note, I have no news to report from my front this a. m. of special import. I have corrected the angels of my batteries, thrown up new cover, and put one more gun near the barn.

Very respectfully,

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

June 20, 1864-4.45 p. m.

General WILLCOX:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you hold your command in readiness to march at a moment's notice, and send to these headquarters at once a staff officer to visit the line to be occupied. It is intended that we should relieve a portion of the Second Corps on our extreme right immediately after dark.

By command of Major General A. E. Burnside:

D. R. LARNED,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Petersburg, Va., June 20, 1864.

Brigadier General O. B. WILLCOX,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs that you at once relieve General Mott's division, of the Second Corps. The position will be shown by the officer of your staff to whom it was shown by Major van Buren.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

LEWIS RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.