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seen nothing but working parties. It seems to me singular if they designed to attack any one the they should have started out at that hour, as they could not get far before dark, and might as well have waited for that to cover their movements. It looks like a feint, if anything, to me.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 207. August 24, 1864

I. Brigadier-General Bragg's brigade, Fourth Division, is temporarily assigned to the Third Division, Brigadier-General Crawford commanding. General Bragg will break up his present camp early to-morrow morning and remove to the camp of the Third Division.

II. Colonel Hofmann's brigade, Fourth Division, is assigned temporarily to the Second Division, Brigadier-General Ayres commanding.

III. The headquarters staff and provost guard of the Fourth Division will report to corps headquarters.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

August 24, 1864.

Colonel C. S. WAINWRIGHT,

Commanding Artillery Brigade:

COLONEL: The inclosed telegram* is sent you for your information. The major-general commanding directs that you send a battery at daybreak to-morrow morning down to the left near the railroad.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

P. S.- The battery to be sent will be taken from one of those near these headquarters.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 24, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that one officer and eighty-five men of the enemy's dead have been buried in my front. No flags were captured. This is exclusive of those buried on the front on the Fourth Division.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. B. AYRES,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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*See Humphreys to Warren, 8.20 p. m., p. 449.

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