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HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, In the Field, July 11, 1864.

General W. T. H. BROOKS:

General Butler says he sent you yesterday a note on this whole subject, and is now awaiting an answer from you.

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, July 11, 1864.

General WEITZEL:

No note of any kind has been received from General Butler.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, In the Field, July 11, 1864.

Brigadier-General BROOKS,

Tenth Army Corps:

Have any prisoners or deserters come in to-day? Please answer, and, if so, forward them at once, as I wish some information touching an important matter.

By command of Major-General Butler:

JOHN I. DAVENPORT,

Lieutenant and Acting Aide-de-Camp.

(Copies to Generals Terry and Foster.)

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, In the Field, July 11, 1864-12.30 p.m.

Brigadier-General FOSTER,

Commanding at Deep Bottom:

Please call for fifty volunteers for an arduous and difficult but serviceable expedition, with two commissioned officers of the rank of second lieutenant, to report to Lieutenant Chambers, Third Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery,at 4 o'clock, at your pontoon bridge. Telegraph me when you have the men.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-Genera, Commanding.

[Memorandum.]

JULY 11, 1864.

Second Lieutenants Sharp and Linsley and fifty men, of the Tenth Connecticut Volunteers, volunteered for the within duty, and left pontoon bridge on Tug No. 4 at 5 p.m.

P. A. DAVIS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.