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HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION,

August 8, 1864-8 a. m.

Colonel RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that the usual sharpshooting and mortar firing continues. Captain Roemer reported this morning that portion of the new line now being constructed under Lieutenant Benyaurd, of the Engineers, running left from Roemer, is enfiladed by the enemy's fort recently blown up, and the fire of their sharpshooters from that point, and I would recommend a correction of the line.

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

BERMUDA, August 8, 1864.

Major R. S. DAVIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Please inform me if Kautz's cavalry division has been permanently detached from the Army of the James. I am desirous of knowing, as it is necessary for the quartermaster to send in his monthly reports if not ordered to some other command.

J. B. HOWARD,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief Quartermaster.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, August 8, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel HOWARD,

Bermuda:

Kautz's cavalry still belongs to our army. It is only lent to the Army of the Potomac.

R. S. DAVIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., August 8, 1864.

Colonel J. R. HAWLEY,

Seventh Connecticut Volunteers, Commanding Second Brigade:

COLONEL: I am directed by the brigadier-general commanding to state that the Sixteenth New York Heavy Artillery has been selected to furnish the volunteers called for in General Orders, Numbers 22, from corps headquarters.

I have the honor to be, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ADRIAN TERRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., August 8, 1864.

Major T. J. STRONG,

Sixteenth New York Heavy Artillery:

MAJOR: The brigadier-general commanding directs that the 600 men who have volunteered from your command under General Orders, No.