War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 1078 Chapter LIV. OPERATIONS IN SE.VA.AND N.C.

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HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, September 28, 1864-12 m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

I received yours and General Meade's dispatch about firing at the same time, and replied directly to him. General Ferrero has since reported that the firing was caused by relieving pickets, and did commence on his right. No casualties.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SECOND DIV., CAVALRY CORPS,

No. 99. September 28, 1864

The following assignments of batteries attached to this division are hereby made: Battery I, First U. S. Artillery, to the First Brigade (Brigadier-General Davies).

By command of Brigadier-General Gregg:

H. C. WEIR,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION, September 28, 1864-7.45 p.m.

Brigadier General H. E. DAVIES,

Commanding First Brigade, Second Cavalry Division:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you at once concentrate your brigade and move it to the position now occupied by the Second Brigade on the plank road. Have issued to your command three days' rations and two days' forage from to-morrow morning. No wagons will accompany your command save one for your headquarters. All other wagons will be packed and sent to park with the division train. Have a full supply of ammunition issued to your command. As the division will move, the necessary ambulances and ammunition wagons will be in readiness at the headquarters. Remove everything form your present camp not required to comply with this order to the division wagon train.

By command of Brigadier-General Gregg:

H. C. WEIR,.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, September 28, 1864.

Colonel C. H. SMITH,

Commanding Second Brigade Second Division, Cavalry:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you at once concentrate your brigade, withdrawing all your pickets and patrols east of the Weldon railroad, and be in readiness to move at 4 o'clock to-morrow morning. One regiment of your brigade will be posted on the plank road to watch that road,and in the direction of Reams' Station. Your regiments will be supplied with three days' subsistence and two days' forage, and the usual amount of ammunition. No wagons will be