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HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, City Point, July 22, 1864.

General BENHAM,

Commanding Engineer Troops, &c.:

An error occurred in the order sent you this morning about the pontoon bridge, instead of reading 500 feet it should read 600 feet.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

E. S. PARKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS, July 22, 1864.

(Sent 9.40 a. m.)

Brigadier-General BENHAM,

Commanding, &c., City Point:

In accordance with directions from Lieutenant-Colonel Comstock,

chief engineer, I would respectfully beg that you furnish me with a bateau bridge, 580 feet long. I beg you to turn it over to my assistant, Captain Lyon, who will tow it to Jones' Neck, to be thrown by Captain Lubey and as many of my pontoniers as I have.

Respectfully,

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, July 22, 1864-9 a. m.

(Received 10 a. m.)

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The following change has been made in the disposition of the troops of my command: The Second Division has relieved the division of colored troops under General Ferrero; the picket-line is not yet entirely relieved, but soon will be. One brigade of the Second Division is near the redoubt on the left of the Spicer house, one brigade near the Southall house, and the Third Brigade opposite the center of the line. The Third Division of this corps is on fatigue duty.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS, July 22, 1864.

General WARREN:

Please let me know what that firing is.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

(Same to General Burnside.)

[HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, July 22, 1864.]

[General HANCOCK:]

The firing is in front of Burnside; don't know what it is.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.