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camped near the Strong house with the above precaution. I will be at General Pierce's headquarters about 7 a. m. to-morrow to meet the officer you may designate.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. H. MORGAN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

August 29, 1864 - 11 a. m.

General HUMPHREYS:

It is all quiet here this morning. I would like to ride along the lines, perhaps as far as your headquarters, if there is no reason for my remaining here.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

August 29, 1864.

Major General G. K. WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

GENERAL: I am directed by the major-general commanding to inquire whether the Fifth Corps has been reorganized into three divisions as proposed by you some time ago; and, if so, whether the instructions of the commanding general requiring that the troops of the old First Corps, certain Maryland regiments excepted, should compose one of the new divisions, have been complied with.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

August 29, 1864 - 10.15 a. m.

Lieutenant-Colonel LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: The enemy's pickets in our front, right and left of the railroad, have shown a disposition to advance slightly this morning, apparently for the purpose of observation. There has been some firing in that quarter, and one man of our pickets wounded. All is now quiet.

Very respectfully, colonel, your most obedient servant,

CHAS. P. STONE,

Colonel 14th Infantry (in temporary command Second Division).

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

August 29, 1864 - 9.30 a. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

I have the honor to report that nothing unusual has transpired on my front during the past twenty-four hours. A portion of my line on the right is being altered, which will increase the strength of the line