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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, July 18, 1864 - 9 p. m.

General S. WILLIAMS:

There has been no change in the disposition of my troops since last report.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SECOND DIV., 2nd ARMY CORPS,

No. 55. July 18, 1864.

The major-general commanding having obtained a short leave of absence, relinquishes the command of the division to Colonel Thomas A. Smyth, First Delaware Veteran Volunteers.

By order of Major-General Gibbon, commanding division:

JNumbers M. NORVELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS, July 18, 1864 - 5 a. m.

General HUMPHREYS:

A deserter from the enemy, whom I send you under guard, states that a movement on the left flank of our lines is meditated by the rebels. There has been no attack as yet along my front. I am all ready for them.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

JULY 18, 1864 - 10 a. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

The attack of the enemy did not come off last night, but it was a good thing to be made apprehensive of it, as all my officers and men got into a position to meet it, and probably many little neglected preparations were attended to.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, July 18, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

GENERAL: In accordance with the circular of the 7th instant requesting me to furnish the names of such officers of my command as in my judgment are deserving promotion to the rank of major and brigadier generals, I present the following for major-generals: First, Brigadier General Charles Griffin, commanding First Division. Second, Brigadier General S. W. Crawford, commanding Third Division. Third, Brigadier General R. B. Ayres, commanding Second Division. Fourth, Brigadier General J. C. Robinson, absent wounded. Fifth, Brigadier General J. J. Bartlett, commanding Third Brigade, First Division. All for uniform bravery and ability in the