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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

July 31, 1864-9.30 a.m.

Major-General ORD:

Please report specifically what troops of your corps are retained by General Burnside, as I get no reports from that officer.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

July 31, 1864-9.45 a.m.

General MEADE:

Turner's division went back to General Butler, not to City Point.

E. O. C. ORD,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH CORPS,

July 31, 1864-10.20 a.m.

General MEADE:

General Burnside has still one brigade of four regiments of the colored division and one brigade of First Division, Eighteenth Army Corps, and five companies of the One hundred and fifteenth New York Infantry, Turner's division, Tenth Corps. I can get along without pressing Burnside for these men.

E. O. C. ORD,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

July 31, 1864.

General MEADE:

I report the following casualties in my corps, including Turner's division of the Tenth Army Corps: Six officers killed and 22 wounded, 33 men killed and 281 wounded; missing, 50; total, 392.

E. O. C. ORD,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

July 31, 1864-10.20 a.m.

Colonel PIPER:

With regard to the guns that are to remain General Ord will decide. In reference to the transportation for the siege material confer with Colonel Abbot, at Broadway Landing.

H. J. HUNT,

Chief of Artillery.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

July 31, 1864.

General WEITZEL:

Shall I send Coehorns from trenches? They are useful here as may front is weak. Shall I take 8-inch mortars from trenches? It would excite suspicion.

E. O. C. ORD.