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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 24, 1864. (Received 9.20 p. m.)

Brigadier-General CRAWFORD,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The inclosed telegram* is sent you for your information. The major-general commanding directs that you have your command under arms at daybreak prepared to take position on the left of General Griffin, facing south.

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

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

August 24, 1864-10.15 p. m.

Brigade commanders will have their commands under arms at daybreak. The men will be aroused at 3 a. m. without noise and get their breakfast. At daybreak the command be prepared to take position on the left General Griffin, facing south.

By command of Brigadier-General Crawford:

GEO. MONTEITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

August 24, 1864.

Battery commanders will have their batteries in readiness to move at daybreak to-morrow morning, and wait further orders from these headquarters.

By command of Brigadier-General Crawford:

GEO. MONTEITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 24, 1864-11 p. m.

Brigadier-General BRAGG:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that in case it becomes necessary you will receive and obey orders from Brigadier-General Crawford from your present position, as General Crawford may find in necessary to send orders to you before you can change your camp.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

August 24, 1864-5.20 p. m.

Major-General PARKE,

Commanding Ninth Corps:

General Warren is directed to commence to-night the construction of a redout at P. W. Jones', his most advance point on the Weldon rail

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

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