War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0230 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 14, 1864

Major DUANE,

Chief Engineer:

I have ordered my divisions to return to camp at daylight, this being the understanding I have of the matter.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

July 14, 1864

Colonel MORGAN,

Chief of Staff to General Hancock, Headquarters Second Corps:

Major Duane is not here, and I do not know where to find him, nor do I know how large a detail he requires. The number of tools ordered, I think, is about 8,000.

Your obedient servant,

G. J. LYDECKER,

Lieutenant of Engineers.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 14, 1864

Lieutenant LYDECKER,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

Generals Birney and Barlow, division commanders, are directed to meet you at General Warren's headquarters at 6 o'clock this evening to be shown the work to be done by their divisions. The number of men will be between 8,000 and 10,000.

C. H. MORGAN,

Lieutenant-Colonel, &c.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

July 14, 1864

General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

The working parties from your corps are expected to continue on the work of demolishing the enemy's works until relieved.

J. C. DUANE,

Major of Engineers.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

July 14, 1864

Major-General HANCOCK:

Three rockets will be thrown up from my front at 9 o'clock this evening. The point at which they will be fired will be near General Griffin's right.

G. K. WARREN.

Major-General.

(Copy to General Burnside.)