them jump into enemy's trench to avoid it. This in Turner's division, which agrees with approximate estimate of Generals Turner, 350, and Ames 20 killed, wounded, and missing. Carr's loss will not exceed 30 I hope.
E. O. C. ORD,
HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, July 30, 1864-midnight.
Chief of Staff:
The following dispatch just sent to General Ord.
A. E. BURNSIDE,
HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS.
Eighteenth Army Corps:
We are so situated as to render it almost impossible to relieve your divisions to-night. Hope to be able to make a better report to-morrow night.
A. E. BURNSIDE,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, July 30, 1864-11 p. m.
(Received 11.25 p. m.)
Major General E. O. C. ORD,
The major-general commanding directs that your order General Turner, with his division, to report here at once-it must come to-night; and that you send all the heavy artillery you can dispense with and cannot remove rapidly to City Point. Please acknowledge.
Brigadier-General and Acting Chief of Staff.
JULY 30, 1864-11.15 p. m.
I have orders to send all the siege artillery and material at once to City Point. Have sent word, via General Butler's headquarters, to Colonel Abbot. Will you cause Colonel Piper to have the siege guns, mortars, and ammunition, &c., got out and brought up to your headquarters as soon as possible and his means of transportation will permit? The teams of the field batteries could bring up the guns. No time to be lost. Please acknowledge receipt and let me know what you can do for me.
H. J. HUNT,