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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, June 25, 1864-8.40 a.m.

Major-General MEADE:

The enemy kept up a random musketry fire along my front all night; more persistent than on any previous occasion.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 25, 1864-9.40 a.m. [Sent 10.05 a.m.]

Major-General WARREN:

General Wright reports a column of the enemy's infantry, half a mile long, moving down the railroad. The commanding general directs that you be prepared to send to this flank such supporting troops as a heavy attack upon it would render available from your front.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

[Same to General Burnside.]

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, June 25, 1864-6 p.m.

General MEADE:

I have just sent up a negro, who left Petersburg yesterday morning. He passed around the flanks of both armies, crossing the railroad, he says, ten miles from Petersburg.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, June 25, 1864-9.50 p.m.

General MEADE:

The firing at present is on Burnside's front.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 25, 1864-10.10 p.m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

The commanding general desires that you will forward the following to General Cutler:

WASHINGTON, June 25, 1864.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

Please inform Cutler Bragg is nominated and confirmed.

J. R. DOOLITTLE.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.