War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0057 Chapter LIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS,

August 5, 1864-7 p. m.

Brigadier-General MOTT,

Brigadier-General MILES,

Commanding Divisions, Second Corps:

GENERALS: The major-general commanding directs that you move your commands at once to the rear of General Ord's left (Eighteenth Corps), reporting on arrival to General Ord. General Mott will take command of both divisions.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 5, 1864.

Brigadier-General WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that all is quiet in my front. Nothing usual occurred during the night.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

August 5, 1864-6.30 p. m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

Do you know what that firing is?

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 5, 1864-6.30 p. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

The firing is to my right, toward the front of the Ninth and Eighteenth Corps.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 5, 1864-9 p. m.

General S. WILLIAMS:

I have the honor to report that nothing of importance has transpired in my front during the day. One deserter from Sixteenth Mississippi was received and forwarded. Three hundred men are at work to-night at Battery Tilton.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.