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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 29, 1864.

Colonel H. L. ABBOT,

Commanding:

Will the service of the mortars be under your instructions, or do you expect that to be looked after here?

H. J. HUNT,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Artillery.

BROADWAY LANDING, VA., July 29, 1864.

Brigadier-general HUNT,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

I should detail a company of the Fourth New York Artillery to serve the Coehorns if ordered up.

HENRY L. ABBOT,

Colonel First Connecticut Artillery.

BROADWAY LANDING, VA., July 29, 1864 - 9.15 a. m.

Brigadier-General HUNT,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

Have you decided whether to order up the Coehorns for Fifth Corps front? I can only supply 600 rounds for them. I have ten of them here.

HENRY L. ABBOT,

Colonel First Connecticut Artillery.

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

Colonel ABBOT,

Broadway Landing:

Send up the Coehorns to Colonel Wainwright.

H. J. HUNT,

Brigadier-General.

ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

July 29, 1864 - 12.30 p.m.

Brigadier-General HUNT,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

Your two telegrams about the Coehorns are receives. I sent preparatory orders to Colonel Allcock by an orderly, and now send a telegram for him to your care. I shall send the six with 100 rounds each. Am now starting for your headquarters.

HENRY L. ABBOT,

Colonel First Connecticut Artillery.