War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0042 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 6, 1864, (Received 8.50 p.m.)

General WILLIAMS:

I have to report that the disposition of my troops remains unchanged. A road has been opened by General Birney to the rear of his division, and one by General Gibbon to his picket-line.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 176.

July 6, 1864

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3. Colonel J. C. Tidball, Fourth New York Artillery, having been relieved from duty in this army, Major J. G. Hazard, First Rhode Island Artillery, is announced as commandant of the artillery of the corps.

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By command of Major-General Hancock:

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS,

July 6, 1864.

General BARLOW,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: I am authorized by the major-general commanding to say that one wagon to a brigade may be brought to the front, for the purpose of giving the troops the use of their camp kettles, pans, &c.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION.

July 6, 1864-7 p.m.

Lieutenant-Colonel WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:;

COLONEL: There has been no change made in my line since morning and no enemy in my front. I am cutting a direct road out from the center of my line intrenchments to my picket-line.

Respectfully,

JOHN GIBBON,

Major-General of Volunteers, Commanding Division.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND CORPS,

July 6, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel F. A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that no changes have taken place in the lines or intrenchments of this division. A new road has been opened in the rear of the First Brigade of this division, which