War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0048 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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JULY 6, 1864.

General BURNSIDE:

General Meade has directed me not to send any more siege guns until he determines on their distribution, which I suppose will be soon. The four mortars were ordered.

H. J. HUNT.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, NINTH CORPS,

Near Petersburg, Va., July 6, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel L. RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that everything was quiet along our line last night. The enemy seem to be very busy in strengthening their works on my line.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES H. LEDLIE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Petersburg, Va., July 6, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel LEWIS RICHMOND.

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that no change has taken place in the lines of this division. Everything is quiet in our front. No changes in the enemy's works are perceptible.

Respectfully,

JAMES H. LEDLIE.

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Before Petersburg, Va., July 6, 1864

Lieutenant Colonel LEWIS RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that there has been nothing occurring on my front for the past twelve hours worthy of note.

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

ROBERT B. POTTER.

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, NINTH, ARMY CORPS,

July 6, 1864-8 a.m.

Major-General BURNSIDE,

Commanding Ninth Corps:

GENERAL: I have no material changes to report this morning beyond the strengthening of the rebel abatis in front of the redoubt opposite Hartranft. No new line of works in east [?] appears in view this morning. I started the Pony Petersburg Express from Roemer's battery at