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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

July 1, 1864-10.40 a.m.

Major-General WRIGHT, Commanding Sixth Corps:

The commanding general directs that you send a rough sketch showing your present position. He also directs that you make such examinations of the roads and country as will enable you, in the event of the enemy attacking our left, to move up promptly on their flank and rear.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

JULY 1, 1864.

[General A. A. HUMPHREYS, Chief of Staff.]

Position of Sixth Corps:

MAP.

[H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

July 1, 1864-10.30 p.m.

Major-General WRIGHT, Commanding Sixth Corps:

The major-general commanding directs that you return to your former position on the left of the Second Corps to-morrow and extend across the plank road. Upon your arrival you will relieve General Ferrero, who is directed to take post at the crossing of the Blackwater by the old Norfolk road. He will picket from the left of your picket-line, near Sturdivant's Mill. General Gibbon will be moved to the left of the Second Corps.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

P. S.-General Sheridan will move to Prince George Court-House, detailing a brigade to picket from the left, near the Gurley house, to Reams' Station.

A. A. H.,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.