War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0262 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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present relief is up. The 600 men should be relieved, and you can work the detail if you can find the working place. They should be relieved from Birney's and Barlow's of men who did not work long on last night. We will not move as suggested. I will be home soon.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND CORPS, July 15, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel F. A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that the division moved from its position near the Williams house at 6 a.m. on the 13th instant to its present position, since which time nothing of note has occurred. As the division is lying on reserve and not in the trenches this report was not through necessary.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, &c.,

D. B. BIRNEY,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND CORPS, July 15, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel F. A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that the entire division has been on fatigue duty (leveling the enemy's earth-works) for the last twenty-four hours, with the exception of 400 men, who have been on duty thirty hours. No changes in the lines of this division or anything else of importance has taken place in the command since my last report.

Very respectfully, &c.,

D. B. BIRNEY,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, July 15, 1864-9 a.m.

Brigadier-General WILLIAMS:

Nothing unusual transpired on my front last night.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, July 15, 1864.

General WARREN:

What was the result of sending up the rockets last night?

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.