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HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Lee's Mill, July 1, 1864.

Brigadier-General GREGG,

Commanding Second Cavalry Division:

GENERAL: Your dispatch of this a.m. received. The general commanding directs me to say that you are moving all right, and that General Torbert has been ordered to strike the plank road at the point reached on said road yesterday, and to open communication with you.

JAS. W. FORSYTH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

When you strike the road you will be about two miles from General Torbert, and General Wright is two miles to the rear of General Torbert on the same road.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

July 1, 1864-7.30 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

Just arrived at these headquarters from General Wilson and report his arrival at Cabin Point with is command. He will march early to-morrow morning for City Point. General Grant authorizes me to remain here until to-morrow morning.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. B. BEAUMONT,

Captain and Aide-de-Cap.

CAMP DETACHMENT PROVOST GUARD,

Near Cocke's Mill, July 1, 1864-10.15 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

I have the honor to forward inclosed a dispatch from General Wilson. According to orders from general headquarters of 12 m. of this date I sent a portion of my guard in that direction, which met the division along the stage road this side of Cabin Point. General Wilson having no horses in condition to carry the dispatch, requested me to forward it to general headquarters.

Very respectfully,

MILES G. CARTER,

Lieutenant Third Pennsylvania Cav., Commanding Detach. Provost Guard.

General Wilson desires that a courier [be sent] to meet him at this point at 8 a.m. to-morrow.

[Inclosure.]

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY EXPEDITION,

Near Cabin Point, July 1, 1864-8 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

Having sent an officer via Powhatan and City Point to communicate with you, I have delayed in sending in a written report till I could get