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from woods west of the Weldon railroad and disappeared on road running westward in the vicinity of the fort. The enemy continues working on new works, left of the fort west of Weldon railroad, and are enlarging works near lead-works.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

B. F. FISHER,

Major and Chief Signal Officer.

WALTHALL SIGNAL STATION,

September 21, 1864-6 p.m.

Major FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer:

All quiet this p.m. The following was intercepted:

9 A. M.

Colonel BRENT:

The enemy put a gun in position last night and shelled our Dunn's farm battery this a.m. one-half hour, but did no damage.

R.,

Sergeant, at C.

(Same to A. B.)

12.15 P. M.

Colonel BRENT:

A train of twenty wagons passed military road rear of Battery 5 going toward the front in Prince George.

J. Q. ETHEREDGE,

At D.

(Same to A. B.)

2.30 P. M.

Colonel BRENT:

Could not see during the entire a.m. Eight six-horse wagons passed open space to our left of Cobb's going toward front in Chesterfield. Gun-boat off Point of Rocks.

R.,

Sergeant, at C.

(Same to A. B.)

5.15. P. M.

Colonel BRENT:

One battery drilling rear of Battery 5. Twelve wagons passed on military road rear of Battery 5 going toward enemy's front in Prince George.

J. Q. E.,

At D.

(Same to A. B.)

5.30 P. M.

Colonel BRENT:

Twenty-five six-horse wagons passed Broadway road going toward Petersburg.

R.,

Sergeant, at C.

(Same to A. B.)

6 P. M.

Colonel BRENT:

All quiet this p.m. Two gun-boats above pontoon.

J. A. S.,

At C.

(Same to A. B.)

Enemy still working to our right of Clifton and beyond the city.

H. W. HOLMAN,

Sergeant.