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HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, July 7, 1864-9 p. m.

(Received 9.40 p. m.)

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

I have the honor to report that no movements of importance have taken place on my line to-day. There has been rather more than usual artillery firing by the enemy, and this evening the picket-firing is quite brisk.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, NINTH CORPS, Near Petersburg, Va., July 7, 1864-8 a. m.

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.

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

JAMES H. LEDLIE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

P. S.-Two signal lights were seen in the enemy's lines opposite our right.

JAMES H. LEDLIE,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS, Near Petersburg, Va., July 7, 1864-8 p. m.

Lieutenant-Colonel RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report everything quiet in my front during the last twelve hours.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES H. LEDLIE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS, Before Petersburg, Va., July 7, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel LEWIS RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that nothing of importance has occurred in this command for the past twelve hours.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBERT B. POTTER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS, July 7, 1864.

Major-General PARKE,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report no important change during the night. I commenced a work last night for Roemer's battery, on