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HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS, July 12, 1864.

Brigadier General JOSEPH HAYES,

Commanding First Brigade:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general commanding directs that you move out your brigade quietly to-morrow at 4 a.m., and mass it a little to the right of General Griffin's headquarters. Reveille call will not be sounded. You will take at least one day's rations in haversacks. Lieutenant Parke, of your staff, has received verbal instructions for you.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. WINTHROP,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH ARMY CORPS, July 12, 1864-2.30 a.m.

Lieutenant Colonel FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: I have the honor to inform you that the troops of A. P. Hill's corps still picket the front of my division/

Very respectfully,&c.,

S. W. CRAWFORD,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, July 12, 1864.

Brigadier-General CRAWFORD,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: I have just returned from examining our left and find my proposed arrangements very incomplete as yet, and anticipate an effort of the enemy to press us back to-morrow morning. I wish, therefore, you would have Colonel Carle's brigade under arms by 3 a.m., prepared to sustain Colonel Lyle, and moving out in that direction at that time. I shall also have a brigade from Ayres in the vicinity a little later and be there myself. I then mean to put all the axes I have at work by means of these two brigades, and put the ground around Colonel Lyle in the right condition. If necessary, I shall drive the enemy's skirmishers in. Let Colonel Carle's men have their breakfast and dinner with them. You had best, I think, be at hand yourself in person to-morrow morning early on the left. After to-morrow I shall have affairs all snug.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, July 12, 1864.

Brigadier-General CRAWFORD,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: I send you this communication. I think if you extend our pickets, relieving General Hancock's to-night as far south as the

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