War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0364 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N.C. Chapter LIV.

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CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

August 21, 1864.

No preparations will be made for the troops going into permanent camp, as the command will probably be extended to the left to-day. The command will be held in readiness to move as short notice.

By order of Major-General Hancock:

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS,

August 21, 1864-2 p.m.

The command is informed that General Warren has repulsed the second attack made on him to-day, capturing several colors and inflicting great loss on the enemy.

By order of Major-General Hancock:

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Near Weldon Railroad, August 21, 1864-5 p.m.

Excepting only the wagons for entrenching tools, no wagons whatever will be brought this side of the plank road. Subsistence, forage, ammunition, and officers' supplies must all be packed and brought up as required. Spring wagons are included in this particular.

By order of Major-General Hancock:

FRANCIS A. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND CORPS, August 21, 1864.

Major HAZARD,

Chief of Artillery, Second Army Corps:

MAJOR: The brigadier-general commanding desires that you place a battery of light 12s in the square redoubt on the right of the Jerusalem plank road, in addition to the battery already there (Clark's). You will please have this attended to to-night as early as possible.

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

JOHN HANCOCK,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. ARTILLERY Brigadier, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

August 21, 1864.

The command will move immediately in the following order: Captain Brown, Captain Burton, Captain McKnight, Lieutenant Beck, Captain Edgell, Captain Sleeper, Captain Ames, Lieutenant Roder, Captain Woerner, Captain Dow. Each battery will move out and follow the one preceding it without further orders. Captain Miller will command the column.

By command of Captain A. J. Clark:

U. D. EDDY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.