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WALTHALL SIGNAL STATION, September 10, 1864-5 p. m.

Major FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer:

One regiment of infantry passed open space coming from enemy's front in Chesterfield and going toward Bermuda Hundred, followed by four wagons. One steamer just gone down the river. No boats visible.

R.,

Sergeant.

H. W. HOLMAN,

Sergeant.

WALTHALL SIGNAL STATION, September 10, 1864-5.30 p. m.

Major FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer:

A party of twelve men is working on Fort Clifton. A heavy dust is observed rising in rear of Richmond road. All quiet otherwise.

H. W. HOLMAN,

Sergeant.

SEPTEMBER 10, 1864-5.30 p. m.

Major FISHER:

Enemy at work digging saps or ditches leading from exploded fort. Also small parties digging at two or three other points of line.

I. S. LYON,

Lieutenant and Signal Officer.

PLANK ROAD SIGNAL STATION, September 10, 1864-6.30 p. m.

Major FISHER:

The enemy are working by heavy detail on a new line of works in our immediate front and on another new line by edge of woods north-northwest from station. They are working on our whole front but with less force than on new works; are also extending works on our extreme left. Camps unchanged and no movements observed.

H. W. FULTON,

Sergeant.

SEPTEMBER 10, 1864-6.30 p. m.

Major B. F. FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer:

The fatigue force reported this p. m. would fully reach the number stated. They seemed to commence work all along the line of hills but the larger body is on the enfilading works. A new line of rifle-pits also appeared this morning along the side of same hills but nearer our front. No movements of account to-day.

A. C. JORDAN,

Sergeant.