War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0548 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

August 27, 1864-11.10 a. m.

General J. G. PARKE,

Commanding Ninth Corps:

The commanding general, accompanied by Lieutenant-General Grant, has just here for General Warren's headquarters, and desires that you will meet him at General Warren's. Please acknowledge.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

August 27, 1864-11.45 a. m

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Dispatch of 11.10 received. Will meet the lieutenant-general and the commanding general Army of the Potomac at General Warren's headquarters.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

August 27, 1864.

Brigadier General SETH WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac:

In reply to your dispatch of this date, I have the honor to state that on the 24th instant I forwarded you a statement of the casualties in the Ninth Army Corps on the 18th and 19th instant, including both White's and Willcox's divisions, as follows: Killed, 3 commissioned officers and 44 enlisted men; wounded, 22 commissioned officers and 211 enlisted men; missing, 1 commissioned officer and 86 enlisted men; total, 26 commissioned officers and 341 enlisted men; aggregate, 367/

On the 26th, as directed, I forwarded the following report of my casualties on the 20th and 21st instant for the corps: Killed, 9 enlisted men; wounded, 4 commissioned officers and 41 enlisted men; missing, 4 commissioned officers and 132 enlisted men; total, 8 commissioned officers and 177 enlisted men; aggregate, 185.

Consolidated report for the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st instant: Killed, 3 commissioned officers and 53 enlisted men; wounded, 26 commissioned officers and 252 enlisted men; missing, 5 commissioned officers and 218 enlisted men; total, 34 commissioned officers and 518 enlisted men; aggregate, 552.*

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General, Commanding.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

August 27, 1864.

The orders from headquarters Army of the Potomac requiring that supplies to be carries from the plank road to the Weldon railroad on pack-mules having been rescinded, division commanders are hereby

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*But see revised statement, Part I, p. 127.

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