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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL,

September 22, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: Three deserters have been forwarded to-day, two from the Thirty-eighth North Carolina, Scales' brigade, and one from the Fifty-ninth Virginia, Wise's brigade. They are all unintelligent, and give no information. They are not aware of any changes on the line within the last two or three days.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNO. C. BABCOCK.

PLANK ROAD SIGNAL STATION,

September 22, 1864.

Major FISHER:

All quiet. The enemy continues working on new works left of large fort; also in vicinity of lead-works, all out of range of our batteries.

H. W. FULTON,

Sergeant.

WALTHALL HOUSE SIGNAL STATION,

September 22, 1864-6 p.m.

Major FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer:

All quiet this p.m. The enemy still working to our right of Clifton and beyond the city. The following was intercepted:

9 A. M.

Colonel BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

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

J. A. S.,

At C.

(Same to A. B.)

5.15 P. M.

Colonel BRENT:

All quiet this p.m. Gun-boat above pontoon.

J. A. S.,

At C.

(Same to A. B.)

H. W. HOLMAN,

Sergeant.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

September 22, 1864.

General WILLIAMS:

There has been no change in the disposition of my command since last report.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.