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HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, July 9, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel COMSTOCK,

City Point:

Has General Grant gone to the front to-day, or is he at his headquarters?

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General and Acting Chief of Staff.

JULY 9, 1864.

SENIOR STAFF OFFICER AT HEADQUARTERS,

City Point:

Has General Grant gone to the front?

B. F. BUTLER,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY,

July 9, 1864.

Major-General BUTLER:

Lieutenant-General Grant desires me to say that he will be at City Point during the day.

C. B. COMSTOCK,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Aide-de-Camp.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, July 9, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel FULLER,

Chief Quartermaster, Bermuda Hundred:

Send a steamer at once to Point of Rocks to take me to City Point.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding.

JULY 9, 1864-6 p.m.

Colonel SHAFFER:

Letter received.* Do not trouble yourself about the order. It is all right now and better than if it had not been disturbed.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major General, Commanding all the Troops of the Dept. of Va. and N. C.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, July 9, 1864-8.25 p.m.

Acting Rear-Admiral LEE,

Commanding North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, off Fort Monroe, or

THE SENIOR OFFICER IN COMMAND OF FLEET OFF FORT MONROE:

I have received from Captain Smith a communication requesting me to forward a communication from the Navy Department to Mr. Mallory

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