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HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Weldon Railroad, Va., September 14, 1864.

Captain JOHN C. YOUNGMAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Army Corps:

CAPTAIN: In compliance with instructions received I have the honor to recommend the following names for works on my front: For the redoubt occupied by Eleventh Massachusetts Battery, Redoubt Pearson, in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Henry H. Pearson, Sixth New Hampshire Volunteers, killed May 26 at North Anna River. For the battery occupied by Nineteenth New York Battery, Battery Howard, in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Howard, Second Maryland Volunteers, killed July 30, in the assault in front of Petersburg, Va.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. B. POTTER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, September 14, 1864-2 p.m.

Major General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report all quiet on the cavalry picket-line. Parties sent out from General Kautz's line to ambush the enemy's scouting parties succeeded in killing 2 and wounding 1. Active scouting against the guerrillas is kept up.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

D. McM. GREGG,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding Second Division.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, September 14, 1864-9 p.m.

Brigadier-General DAVIES,

Commanding Cavalry:

The major-general commanding directs that you send two strong and efficient regiments of cavalry to report to Major-General Warren by daylight to-morrow for immediate service.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. SECOND Brigadier, SECOND DIV., CAVALRY CORPS, September 14, 1864.

Captain H. C. WEIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Division, Cavalry Corps:

I have the honor to report all quiet along the line picketed by this brigade. Citizens report that scouting parties occasionally come down the plank road within view of our pickets, then return. The enemy have no picket within one mile of our front on the plank road to-day.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. H. SMITH,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.