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consolidate the troops of each division. Several contrabands and deserters have been sent up during the day, notice having been given in each case to Major-General Humphreys.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 10, 1864-9.05 a.m.

General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

The following just received from Colonel Bryan:

Trains of cars are passing on the Weldon railroad in rapid succession. Since sending the two negroes four trains have passed, and another is now going.

T. M. BRYAN, JR.,

Colonel, Commanding.

C. H. MORGAN,

Lieutenant-Colonel, &c.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 10, 1864 (Received 9.40 a.m.)

General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

I will send out to Colonel Bryan and find which way the cars were going, but I have no doubt they were going from Petersburg. The negro I sent this morning stated that the Weldon railroad was done, and fourteen to fifteen engines and passenger-cars ready to go out.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 10, 1864 (Received 9.50 a.m.)

General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

The negroes this morning sent over to your headquarters say that all the citizens have moved out of Petersburg to Dunn's Hill; that the town is out of provisions, &c.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS,

July 10, 1864.

General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

The following dispatch just received:

Another train has passed, say between and 10.30 and 11 a.m., going south, so my scouts report.

T. M. BRYAN, JR.,

Colonel, &c.

C. H. MORGAN,

Lieutenant-Colonel, &c.