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on the right of the Second. The whole line is advancing, swinging on Gibbon's right as a pivot. We occupy all we held yesterday, but have not recovered the four guns lost by Gibbon's advanced brigade. What news in your front?

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

(Same to General Burnside.)

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 23, 1864-11 a.m.

Major-General WARREN:

Signal officer reports column of enemy, previously reported as crossing the Jerusalem plan road and moving to our right, is now countermarching and moving to our left.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

June 23, 1864-11.05 a.m.

Major-General MEADE:

The firing of our batteries, about which you inquired this morning, is at that column of the enemy's infantry which is still moving to our right.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 23, 1864-3.50 p.m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

General Wright reports at 3.15 p.m. that the enemy have moved infantry down the Weldon railroad that have driven in his detachments of cavalry and infantry on that road, and are advancing in two lines on his left. The commanding general directs that you send two brigades at once to the Williams house on road leaving plank road to support Wright.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

June 23, 1864-4 p.m. (Received 5.25 p.m.)

General HUMPHREYS:

Dispatch received at 3.55. The brigades will be sent at once.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.