War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0105 Chapter LII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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open field. I inclose a rough sketch.* The change I made was simply to fill the two pits then unoccupied. This part of line has been called weak, but when we consider that an enemy advancing across this open field would be exposed to a fire from two directions, it seems to me to be rather the strongest part of the line. The picket-line might easily be established where the vedettes now are and vedettes still thrown out from there. This would make it a fatigue party to prepare the pits quietly. One deserter came into the lines and was sent to division headquarters. Several cases of neglect of duty were noticed, and charged will be sent in during the day.

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

GEORGE W. MEIKEL,

Lieutenant Colonel 20th Indiana Vet. Vols., Div. Officer of the Day.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

July 9, 1864-9 a.m.

General WILLIAMS:

All quiet along the lines during the night.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

July 9, 1864-9 p.m.

General WILLIAMS:

All quiet.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

July 9, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: In compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 171, headquarters Army of the Potomac, June 28, I have honor to submit the following report:

Present when discharged

Organizations. Left command. Officers. Men.

1st New Jersey Volunteers June 4 5 166

2nd New Jersey Volunteers June 30 19 230

3rd New Jersey Volunteers June 4 16 177

5th Maine Volunteers June28 10 87

67th New York Volunteers June 20 21 166

2nd Rhode Island

Volunteers June 5 9 196

7th Massachusetts

Volunteers June 14 15 165

10th Massachusetts

Volunteers June 20 10 137

2nd Vermont Volunteers June 20 9 126

Total --- 114 1,450

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

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