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HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS, July 8, 1864-9 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac:

I have nothing new to report with regard to my line or the enemy.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, July 8, 1864,

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I have no change to report in the disposition of my troops or lines, except that the construction of abatis and slashing of timber in my front is nearly completed.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS, July 8, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel F. A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report no changes in my line during the day; no movements of the enemy have been observed. I have slashed a belt of timber about thirty yards in breadth in the edge of the woods along the entire front of my line, in addition to what had been previously slashed, which was considerable.

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

FRANCIS C. BARLOW,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, July 8, 1864-9 a. m.

General WILLIAMS:

All quiet during the night, and the work we are engaged upon is going on without any interruption.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, July 8, 1864-5.30 p. m.

General MEADE:

There seems to be cannonading on the enemy's line from my left clear along down to the river, also some musketry on General Burnside's front.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.