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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 30, 1864 - 8.50 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that all was quiet in my front during yesterday and through the night. No change in the enemy's position was observed from our advanced signal station. There were 1,800 men from this corps at work yesterday upon the new redoubts on this line.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

August 30, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

I send the following just received:

AUGUST 30, 1864 - 12.30 p. m.

Colonel F. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: My division picket officer reports that a guard sent to a house states that the occupants say that Hill's corps is camped about three miles to the west of us or to the left of our lines.

CHAS. GRIFFIN,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

FRED. TO. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Indorsement.]

Forwarded to General Meade at headquarters Second Corps.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

August 30, 1864 - 5 a. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

The picket of the center division of my line report that at 3 a. m. trains, either artillery or wagons, were moving in their front toward the left; also that they heard the rebel reveille.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

(Same to Major-General Warren.)

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

August 30, 1864 - 4 a. m.

Major-General WARREN:

Pickets in my front report a heavy movement of artillery toward the enemy's right. I will have the matter investigated in the morning and report particulars, if any.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.