War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0463 Chapter LII. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.-UNION.

Search Civil War Official Records

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS, July 26, 1864-9 a.m.

Captain FISHER:

No change. Enemy seems to have ceased laboring on second line of works. No working parties seen.

WARTS,

Lieutenant.

PLANK ROAD SIGNAL STATION, July 26, 1864-5.30 p.m.

Captain B. F. FISHER:

No movement since this a.m. Enemy still at work on second line west of plank road and on new work one-quarter of a mile in rear of or north from Gregory's house.

J. B. DUFF,

Second Lieutenant and Signal Officer.

JULY 26, 1864-7 p.m.

Captain FISHER:

No movements of interest seen to-day. The enemy's signal officer makes the same report.

C. L. DAVIS,

Captain,&c.

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, ORDNANCE OFFICE, July 26, 1864.

Lieutenant MORRIS SCHAFF,

Ordnance Officer, City Point:

Send as soon as possible to the ordnance officer of the reserve ammunition train 7,000 pounds of powder (blasting) and 3,000 feet of fuse. Some one will be sent from Colonel McGilvery's to meet and direct the loading the powder.

JNO. R. EDIE,

Lieutenant and Chief of Ordnance, Army of the Potomac,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, ORDNANCE OFFICE, July 26, 1864.

Lieutenant MORRIS SCHAFF,

Ordnance Officer, City Point:

Send 1,000 pounds of powder in addition to the 7,000 already ordered. Send it early in the morning.

JNO. R. EDIE,

Lieutenant and Chief of Ordnance, Army of the Potomac.