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CITY POINT, July 9, 1864.

Major-General BURNSIDE:

Wallace reports Early at Urbana with 20,000 men threatening communication between Baltimore and Washington. Truth of report very doubtful. I am about to start for Washington.

C. A. DANA.

CITY POINT, July 9, 1864.

Major-General BURNSIDE:

General Williams informs me I have been assigned to your corps. I have horses and other equipment to get, and was authorized to return here before I was assigned. I will endeavor to be out to-morrow.

JULIUS WHITE,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, NINTH CORPS,

Near Petersburg, Va., July 9, 1864-8 a.m.

Lieutenant Colonel L. RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that everything was quiet along my lines last night. There was very little picket-firing during the night.

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

JAMES H. LEDLIE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Before Petersburg, Va., July 9, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that nothing worthy of mention has occurred on my front during the past twelve hours.

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

ROBERT B. POTTER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Before Petersburg, Va., July 9, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel LEWIS RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Army Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that nothing of importance has occurred on my front since the morning's report.

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

ROBERT B. POTTER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.