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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 29, 1864-12.30 p. m.

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

General Wright is ordered to send a division at once to Reams' Station and to follow it with his corps. He reports the division ready to move. The rest of his corps will follow. General Gibbon is ordered to move up at once to the left of the Second Corps. He will return to your command. The commanding general expects you to look out for the left.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, June 29, 1864.

General HUMPHREYS:

Are General Wright's pickets to be withdrawn?

W. S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 29, 1864-1 p. m.

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

General Wright is ordered to leave his pickets in the position they now hold.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS, June 29, 1864-1.30 p. m.

Major-General HANCOCK:

I am instructed by Major-General Meade to send a division to Reams' Station to relieve General Wilson, and to follow up and support the movement with the rest of the Sixth Corps. General Getty, Second Division, is now moving, and I shall follow it up with the other two divisions, which will leave nothing on Barlow's left till Gibbon comes up. My pickets will be left in position, extending from your left to Sturdivant's Mill.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

DOCTOR GURLEY'S HOUSE, Three-quarters of a mile from Railroad, [June 29, 1864].

Colonel JONES:

COLONEL: Am here. Sent Ward to railroad. Will strike it near Wyatt's house. A train of rebel wagons and 600 mounted men went