War of the Rebellion: Serial 081 Page 0504 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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

(Sent 1.45 p.m.)

Major General G. K. WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

All your dispatches during the present campaign up to the last day or two have been sent to my office at City Point. I presume there can be no objection to your taking copies. General Meade is at present away from camp, and may not return until late in the day. I will day your telegram before him as soon as practicable. Your dispatches can readily be referred to.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 29, 1864-3.30 p.m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

I am instructed to inform you that General Wright is moving with his corps to Reams' Station, where Wilson has arrived and is intercepted by the enemy's cavalry and some infantry, two brigades. General Sheridan has been ordered to move to that point, but from the latest information he has not more than just started from

Wind-Mill Point. General Gibbon has been brought across to the left of the Second Corps. The commanding general directs that you hold yourself ready for any movement or operation that my be required in connection therewith.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, June 29, 1864.

Brigadier-General GRIFFIN,

Commanding First Division:

The major-general commanding directs me to say that the enemy may make some demonstration against our left to-day, to favor some of their cavalry operations. He desires that you be on the alert to receive him should he attack in your front.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Generals Ayres and Crawford.)

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 29, 1864-11 a.m.

Major-General WRIGHT,

Commanding Sixth Corps:

An officer just in from General Wilson's command reports it in the vicinity of Reams' Station, where the whole of the enemy's cavalry are in position to intercept its return. The commanding general is at