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STATION NEAR GIBBON'S HOUSE,

August 11, 1864 - 6.30 p. m.

Major B. F. FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer, Army of the Potomac:

The dust reported at 12.10 this p. m. I think must have arisen from teams moving from enemy's left and disappearing in woods at point about southwest, or near Dinwiddie road. A signal station in rear of city at a point south-southwest plainly visible. Enemy yet busy on works northwest and west-northwest of this station. Fire in Petersburg between 3 and 4 this a. m.

A. C. JORDAN,

Sergeant.

HDQRS. SECOND Brigadier, THIRD DIV., SECOND CORPS,

August 11, 1864.

Major JOHN HANCOCK,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Third Div., Second Corps:

MAJOR: I would respectfully inform you that I have this day turned over the command of the Second Brigade to Colonel C. A. Craig, One hundred and fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers.

I am, major, respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. J. MADILL,

Colonel 141st Pennsylvania Volunteers, Commanding Brigade.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 11, 1864 - 9 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that nothing unusual transpired in my front during the night.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 11, 1864 - 9 p. m.

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that nothing unusual has transpired in my front to-day. Nine deserters from the enemy were received and forwarded to the provost-marshal-general. Four hundred men are at work to-night at Battery Tilton.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

August 11, 1864 - 9 p. m.

General WILLIAMS:

I have the honor to report that nothing worthy of note has occurred on my front to-day. To-night the picket-firing is quite brisk.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.