War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0508 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

August 25, 1864.

General FOSTER:

Come on as soon as relieved.

By order of Major-General Birney:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

August 25, 1864-4.10 p. m.

Brigadier-General FOSTER:

You will not be relieved by General Ames, but will remain on the line until further orders.

By order of Major-General Birney:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

August 25, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Deep Bottom:

Send two more regiments here at once.

By order of Major-General Birney:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

August 25, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Spring Hill:

Be prepared for an attack at any moment.

By order of Major-General Birney:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HATCHER'S, August 25, 1864-7.40 p. m.

Colonel SMITH:

I would respectfully suggest the propriety of building a battery in rear of Battery Numbers 4, to the left of the road and the right of Battery Numbers 5.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. S. FOSTER,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

August 25, 1864.

Brigadier-General BIRNEY,

Commanding Colored Brigade:

Upon being relived by General Ames' division, Eighteenth Corps, you will march across pontoon bridge and report to Brigadier-General