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vern Hill and to the front. Our cavalry now covers the entire front, but the regiment is placed there to hold the woods if the cavalry should be driven in.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN HANCOCK,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 15, 1864. (Received 9.20 a.m.)

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that all was quiet in my front last night. My troops were relieved by Major-General Parke, commanding the Ninth Corps, last night and early this morning, General Potter relieving General Griffin's line and General Ferrero that of General Crawford.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, August 15, 1864-10 a.m.

Major-General WARREN:

The major-general commanding desires to know the position in which you have placed your troops.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS, August 15, 1864. (Received 10.10 a.m.)

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

Cutler's division is near General Hancock's old headquarters; Griffin's is near his own headquarters. Ayres and Crawford are about on a line between the two, Cutler and Griffin.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

CIRCULAR,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

No. 103. August 15, 1864.

The corps being now in reserve, division commanders and the commander of the Artillery Brigade will hold their commands in readiness to move at very short notice.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.