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BERMUDA, July 22, 1864.

Major R. S. DAVIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

I have the honor to report the arrival here from New Orleans the balance about 350 men, of the Fourteenth Maine, of the Nineteenth Army Corps.

By order of Lieutenant-Colonel Fuller:

Respectfully,

W. S. HOW,

Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

JULY 22, 1864-3.30 p.m.

Captain LUBEY,

Jones' Neck:

That bridge will start from Bermuda Hundred immediately after dark. Captain Lyon, my assistant, will bring it up with two tugs. He will turn it over to you and order Captain Cruso, with some engineers, to report to you. You will then throw the bridge, and after it is thrown turn over the charge of it to Captain Cruso.

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

DEEP BOTTOM, VA., July 22, 1864.

General WEITZEL:

Your dispatch received. The approaches are completed, and I am ready to commence the bridge when the boats arrive. I will telegraph you when the bridge is ready for the passage of troops.

T. LUBEY,

Captain, &c.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, July 22, 1864.

Captain LUBEY,

Jones' Neck:

Your dispatch received. Tell Captain Cruso and his men to return to Bermuda Hundred and resume their original duty.

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, July 22, 1864.

Captain LUBEY,

Jones' Neck:

Let me know when that bridge is ready for the crossing of troops.

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

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