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night. He says that some of the officers told him (he does not know the truth of it) that Pickett's and Field's divisions, of Longstreet's corps, same came over. He does know accurately the previous statements. He says that Bushrod Johnson's division, of Beauregard's corps, is here. This prisoner was sent to me by General Sheridan for these facts.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK.

Major-General, Commanding.

(Same to General Grant.)

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

July 28, 1864-2.30 p.m.(Received 4 p.m.)

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

The commanding general wishes to know what regiment and brigade the prisoner belongs to whose statement you forwarded at 2 p.m. Colonel Sharpe reported the Tennessee brigade, of Beauregard's corps, in your front. From the statements of prisoners sent in by you last night this was Bushrod Johnson's brigade. May not the prisoner confound Johnson's brigade with Johnson's division? The latter consists of five brigades, the Tennessee brigade being one.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

July 28, 1864-3.15 p.m.(Received 4 p.m.)

General HANCOCK:

General Grant and General Meade are just starting up to your headquarters. If you headquarters are not near the lower pontoon bridge will you please [send] six horses to meet steamer near the pontoon bridge.

C. B. COMSTOCK.

Lieutenant-Colonel and Aide-de-Camp..

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

July 28, 1864-4 p.m.

General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

Deserters from Mahone's division, of Hill's corps, that came in late last night report that division in the intrenchments here, but state that Heth's division, of Hill's corps, moved across the Appomattox last night. They report Field's division, of Longstreet's corps, in the intrenchments here.

A. A. HUMPHREYS.

Major-General and Chief of Staff.