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any open country to the left of General Warren's position. Can see cars passing the lead-works, and of a clear day I think will be able to look into the town of Petersburg.

WARTS,

Lieutenant, Signal Officer.

WALTHALL SIGNAL STATION,

September 19, 1864-11.45 a.m.

Major FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer:

Four regiments of infantry just passed open space near Whitehead's Factory, going toward enemy's left.

H. W. HOLMAN,

Sergeant.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

September 19, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: The lookout at the Walthall house station reports four regiments of infantry having passed beyond Whitehead's Factory going toward the enemy's position in front of Butler.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

B. F. FISHER,

Major and Chief Signal Officer.

WALTHALL SIGNAL STATION,

September 19, 1864-6 p.m.

Major FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer:

The following has been intercepted:

9 A. M.

Colonel B[RENT],

Assistant Adjutant-General.:

All quiet this a.m. One gun-boat above pontoon.

J. A. S,

At C.

(Same to A. B.)

11.20 A. M.

Colonel B[RENT]:

One battery of artillery drilling in open space.

J. A. S,

At C.

(Same to A. B.)

2 P. M.

Colonel B[RENT]:

Five wagons passed Point of Rocks going toward lower pontoon. Steamer just gone down the river.

J. A. S

(Same to A. B.)

H. W. HOLMAN,

Sergeant.