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have on, and will relieve much of the Ninth Corps pickets. I sent Captain Cope to aid in this, but he has not returned yet. You will have no stir this matter up.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

P. S. - General Bragg's line will have to be taken away from where it now is and put where I want it, and he must superintend it personally and not employ a staff officer.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

August 19, 1864 - 7.30 a.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

Captain Bache has just reported with General Mott's division. General Willcox's division got off between 4 and 5 o'clock. He had, by the last return, 2,115 equipped men.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

August 19, 1864. (Received 9.20 a. m.)

General PARKE:

How many men will you be able to relieve with Mott's division and send to Warren?

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH CORPS,

August 19, 1864 - 9.25 a.m.

General MEADE:

I will be able to relieve Potter's and White's divisions - about 4,000 men. White's can be relieved at once and sent to Warren. There may