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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

September 25, 1864. (Sent 11.40 a. m.)

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

Have you changed your headquarters; if so, where are they now established?

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

September 25, 1864.

General HUMPHREYS:

My headquarters are at the Deserted House.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

(Copy to General Williams.)

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

September 25, 1864-12.30 p. m.

Major-General HANCOCK:

The signal officer on the plank road reports that at 10.30 a. m. a body of infantry, estimated at 3,000, came out of the woods near the advance works on the Weldon railroad, and moved westward on the road running in that direction.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

(Same to General Warren.)

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

September 25, 1864-8.30 p. m.

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

Information received at these headquarters renders it necessary that the vigilance should be observed by the picked by the pickets in close contact with the enemy, and that any indications of movement on their part should be promptly reported to these headquarters.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

(Same to Generals Warren and Parke.)

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

September 25, 1864.

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I desire, if possible that the regiment of mine on guard at Cedar Level be relied. I have not men enough to relieve General Birney's line properly under any circumstances, but I should have all the men possible.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.