War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0546 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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[JULY 27, 1864.]

Colonel CURRIE,

Commanding Third Brigadier, First Div., Nineteenth Corps, Jones' Neck:

Your whole division is ordered to concentrate at Washington. The latter is considered in danger again.

G. WEITZEL,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, July 27, 1864.

Lieutenant KLINE,

Assistant Provost-Marshal, Bermuda:

Order all the men of the Nineteenth Corps, whose regiments are in Washington, to report to Colonel Currie, who leaves some time to-day, to be taken to their regiments.

R. S. DAVIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

DEEP BOTTOM, VA., July, 1864-12 m.

(Received, 1.10 p. m.)

Brigadier-General WEITZEL:

I have advanced my line and now hold the Ruffin house. From appearances the enemy are falling back as though General Hancock had turned their works.

R. S. FOSTER,

Brigadier-General.

(Same to General Birney.)

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

July 27, 1864.

Brigadier-General FOSTER:

Dispatch received. Keep your force well in hand, advancing on their line to take the best picket-line.

D. B. BIRNEY,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Deep Bottom, July 27, 1864.

General D. B. BIRNEY:

Your dispatch received. I hold original picket-line, having withdrawn from the Ruffin house, and the points where I advanced. All is quiet with the exception of some picket-firing. The Eighteenth Indiana Volunteers have reported to me.

R. S. FOSTER,

Brigadier-General.