War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0315 Chapter LII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

June 22, 1864-5.05 p.m.

Major-General MEADE:

The enemy on our left flank continue to press their skirmishers with vigor. I can see some of the cavalry coming back, but some continue to hold on. General Wheaton is in position and making a breast-work. General Wright has sent for a brigade from General Russell.

T. LYMAN.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

June 22, 1 864-5.15 p.m.

Major-General MEADE:

GENERAL: We have been examining the line on the flank (left) of the one occupied last night by Ricketts. Some three batteries will be put to sweep the field on the left flank, and there will be a line of infantry there from Wheaton's division.

Respectfully,

T. LYMAN,

Lieutenant-Colonel.

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