War of the Rebellion: Serial 082 Page 0606 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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JULY 29, 1864 - 5 p.m.

HEADQUARTERS MAJOR-GENERAL BURNSIDE:

Is General Burnside at his headquarters? I propose calling at once if he is there.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, July 29, 1864.

General WARREN:

Yes, sir; General Burnside is at home.

OPERATOR.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, July 29, 1864 - 5.15 p.m.

General WARREN:

I am going to General Meade's headquarters. Will be back in three-quarters or half hour.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, July 29, 1864.

Major-General WARREN:

General Ord's men, who are to relieve my first line, have not yet reported, therefore I cannot leave, otherwise I should have been over to see you. No doubt they will be here very soon. I will send you a copy of order. Much obliged for yours.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 29, 1864 - 5.40 p.m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

Your dispatch of 4 p.m. received, and the commanding general directs the withdrawal of your troops to-night from the southernmost redoubt and beyond, south of the large redoubt on the plank road. The pickets should remain, and, if forced back, might occupy the works south of the large redoubt.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 29, 1864.

Colonel WAINWRIGHT,

Chief of Artillery, Fifth Corps:

Six siege guns in Fort Hell. Colonel Abbot can supply men for the Coehorns. I will order them up so they can be on hand.

HENRY J. HUNT,

Brigadier-General.