War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0232 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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proportion of picks. If no more tools can be furnished I propose to withdraw a portion of my command as it may be wanted to-morrow again.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

[Indorsement.]

Major DUANE:

What about tools, &c.,?

A. A. H[UMPHREYS]

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 14, 1864. (Received 11.50 p.m)

General WILLIAMS

Assistant Adjutant-General:

How long are my two divisions to remain on their present duties. I understood they were to return to camp at daylight and have given the orders.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

July 14, 1864. (Sent 12.10 a.m. 15th.)

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

The commanding general says that he intended your troops to remain at work until the intrenchments were destroyed.

A. A. HUMPHREYS.

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 14, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS.

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: In compliance with paragraph 1, Special Orders, Numbers 171., headquarters Army of the Potomac, June 28, 1864, I have the honor to report the following organizations as having left this command since last report by reason of expiration of term of service:

Present when

discharged.

Organization Officer Men Aggrega Date of

s te expiration

of term of

service.

16th Massachusetts 6 105 111 July 11,

Volunteers 1864

15th Massachusetts 5 62 67 July 12,

Volunteers 1864

11 167 178

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General of Volunteers.