of yours if necessary. If you will have a roadway made around where I stated, I will send over a battery. On your north front I laid out the lines myself, thus;
Between A and b and between C and D I do not think any infantry should be placed. The battery at A should have the parapet A B so fixed as to fire also in the direction a e; that at D E, d a. I don't tell you this as necessary for your information, but to say I rely upon you to see that it is carried out. I think you can use Van Reed's battery, now between B and C. It might be withdrawn by you if necessary and cover that space by the infantry taken from the flanks A B and D C. I wish you on the front. I wish you to exercise the fullers authority and discretion, and do without consulting me, if I am not present, whatever you think best. I instruct our left in the same way to General Griffin. I will look out for the center and reserves. I believe Lee's army can't get us out of here if we fight well.
G. K. WARREN,
HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,
August 21, 1864.
1. Colonel Charles P. Stone, Fourteenth Infantry, having been assigned to duty with this division, by virtue of order from corps headquarters of this date, is assigned to the command of the First Brigade.
By command of Brigadier-General Ayres:
GEO. L. CHOISY,
First Lieutenant, Aide-de-Camp, and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General
HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,
August 21, 1864.
The One hundred and ninetieth and One hundred and ninety-first Pennsylvania Volunteers, heretofore composing the Third Brigade, are hereby transferred to the First Brigade, and the Third Brigade will be discontinued until further orders.
By command of Brigadier-General Crawford: