War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0958 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

September 21, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that nothing unusual occurred in my front yesterday or during the night. My picket-line was established last evening almost exactly as the subsequent order by telegraph requires.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

September 21, 1864-9.30 a.m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report quiet on my lines during the last twenty-four hours. The picket-line in front of my rear line has been established, joining the Second Corps line on the plank road at the Lucado house.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

September 21, 1864.

Major General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I have the honor too report all quiet during the past night along the cavalry line.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. E. DAVIES, JR.,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

September 21, 1864-10 a.m. (Receive 10.10 a.m.)

Brigadier-General DAVIES,

Commanding Cavalry, Army of the Potomac:

The infantry picket-line south of the rear line of works is directed to be modified this morning so as to run from the vicinity of Robertson's, on the Weldon railroad, easterly, crossing the plank road near Wascher's or Lucado's, thence past C. Brown's to vicinity of Davenport Church.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

September 21, 1864-8 p.m. (Received 8.10 p.m.)

Brigadier-General DAVIES,

Commanding Cavalry, Army of the Potomac:

The commanding general wishes to know where the detachments of cavalry in front of the infantry picket-line are posted, and the force of the different detachments.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.