War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0990 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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PLANK ROAD STATION,

September 24, 1864-8 a.m.

Major B. F. FISHER:

The enemy by large detail are working on their works in vicinity of large fort. No change visible in camps or lines.

H. W. FULTON,

Sergeant.

WALTHALL SIGNAL STATION,

September 24, 1864-6 p.m.

Major FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer:

All quiet this p.m. The enemy are placing abatis before their works to our right of Clifton. They are still working beyond the city. The following was intercepted:

10 A. M.

Colonel BRENT:

All quiet since 8 a.m. One gun-boat above pontoon.

J. A. S.,

At C.

(Same to A. B.)

1.30 P. M.

Colonel BRENT:

Twelve wagons passed open space rear of Battery 5, going toward Petersburg. Artillery company still encamped in open space rear of Battery 5.

J. Q. E.,

At D.

(Same to A. B.)

6 P. M.

Colonel BRENT:

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

S.,

Sergeant, at C.

(Same to A. B.)

This place is now designated Battery Numbers 2.

H. W. HOLMAN,

Sergeant.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Numbers 258.

September 24, 1864.

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5. The One hundred and ninety-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, having reported in compliance with instructions from headquarters Armies of the United States, is assigned to the Fifth Army Corps.

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By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.