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VI. Division commanders are requested to send in as speedily as possible a report showing the organization and designation of their brigades.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, September 12, 1864-9.30 a.m.

General WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report quiet on my front during the last twenty-four hours.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, September 12, 1864.

Brigadier-General GREGG,

Commanding Cavalry, Army of the Potomac:

I send you a copy of a statement* of deserters from the Tenth Virginia Cavalry. The major-general commanding thinks that a strong scouting force thrown out rapidly might capture and effectually disperse for a time the scouting parties of the enemy infesting the parts of the country indicated in the statement.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION, September 12, 1864.

Major General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report all quiet on the lines of the Second Division since last report. During the night a few shots were fired by the enemy on the pickets in front of the Gurley house. This occurs every night.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

D. McM. GREGG,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding Second Division.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

In the Field, September 12, 1864.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

I have received the following dispatch from Deep Bottom:

Rebels say on this line that they attacked us at Reams' Station last night and were badly whipped.

Have you any information of it? Please answer.

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General, Commanding.

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*See Babcock to Humphreys, September 11, p. 785.

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