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RIVER BANK SIGNAL STATION,

Spring Hill, June 27, 1864-9.15 a. m.

Captain NORTON:

About 400 cavalry just passed down the turnpike near Prot Walthall Junction, going toward Petersburg. At 9 a. m. a train of freightcars passed the Junction toward Petersburg.

SIMONS,

Lieutenant and Signal Officer.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

Navy Landing Signal Station, July 27, 1864-10.10 a. m.

Captain NORTON:

A few wagons and a few infantry crossing Chaffin's farm going toward General Foster's.

DANA,

Captain and Signal Officer.

RIVER-BANK SIGNAL STATION,

Spring Hill, July 27, 1864-12.50 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

Three passenger and two open cars with sick or wounded troops just passed the Junction toward Richmond.

SIMONS,

Lieutenant and Signal Officer.

RIVER-BANK SIGNAL STATION,

Spring Hill, July 27, 1864-6 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

Eighteen cars loaded with troops just passed the Junction toward Richmond.

SIMONS,

Lieutenant and Signal Officer.

WALTHALL HOUSE STATION, July 27, 1864-5.35 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

No movements of enemy observed to-day. The enemy's signal officer reported that this a. m. three companies of cavalry crossed the pontoon bridge at Point of Rocks and the appearance of a large camp at Gilliam's farm.

C. L. DAVIS,

Captain, Signal Corps, U. S. Army.

RIVER-BANK SIGNAL STATION,

Spring Hill, July 27, 1864-6.45 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

Eleven cars loaded with troops just passed the Junction toward Richmond.

A. G. SIMONS,

Signal Officer.