War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0078 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 205.

Before Petersburg, Va., August 7, 1864.

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3. The Fourth New York Heavy Artillery is assigned to the First Division of the corps, and will report accordingly.

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By order of Major-General Hancock:

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 7, 1864-9 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS:

I have the honor to report that nothing of importance occurred in my front during the past night. Considerable picket-firing in front of the command on my right.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 7, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Two deserters have just been sent in by General Crawford. One of them is an artilleryman, and can give information as to the planting of some heavy guns by the enemy in front of our position near the plank road. I send these men up.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 7, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report everything quiet in my front to-day. A detail of 300 men is at work to-night at Battery Tilton.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 194.

August 7, 1864.

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2. In compliance with orders from headquarters Army of the Potomac, the Twenty-second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers will proceed, with the least practicable delay, to report to Brigadier General R. Ingalls, chief quartermaster, at City Point, for temporary duty at the repair depot.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.