War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0582 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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BROADWAY LANDING, VA., July 28, 1864-3 p.m.

Brigadier-General HUNT,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

Your letter sent by my orderly is received. I shall be at your headquarters some time this evening.

HENRY L. ABBOT,

Colonel First Connecticut Artillery.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 28, 1864-11.20 p.m.

Colonel ABBOT:

Can you furnish the men to serve the Coehorns on General Warren's front?

H. J. HUNT,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, July 28, 1864. (Received 9.55 a.m.)

General WEITZEL:

General Ferry's picket officer reports that nine trains of cars moved out of Petersburg toward Richmond from dark until 2 o'clock this morning. Cheering was heard along enemy's line as trains passed.

D. B. BIRNEY.

The signal officer at Spring Hill states that he reported all the trains that passed the Junction last night either way.

L. B. NORTON,

Captain and Chief Signal Officer.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, July 28, 1864.

General WEITZEL:

Dismounted cavalry and regiment heavy artillery have not reported yet. Foster is ready with his little force to demonstrate, but awaits the movements of Major-General Hancock, who in turn waits for the operations of cavalry. Enemy are reported as strongly intrenched. I would like Captain Graves, whom Major Davis promised to order to me, to report.

D. B. BIRNEY,

Major-General.

[Indorsement.]

Will the assistant adjutant-general see that these troops, the artillery and dismounted cavalry, report to General Birney at once. I directed by order issued from the adjutant-general's department yesterday.

[G. WEITZEL.]