War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0062 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

October 3, 1864-12.50 p. m. (Sent 2 p. m.)

Brigadier-General CRAWFORD,

Commanding Division:

The order to send you a brigade is suspended.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

October 3, 1864.

Colonel SERGEANT,

Commanding 210th Pennsylvania Volunteers:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding directs that you remain in your present camp to-night, and move out at 5.30 a. m. to-morrow to join General Ayres on the Squirrel Level road.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy for commanding officer Third Division.)

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

October 3, 1864-12.30 p. m.

Major-General PARKE:

GENERAL: I have received orders to send a brigade back to the right of Fort Wadsworth, and I must ask you to replace General Griffin's left brigade at once so that I can do it.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

P. S.-As soon as you can spare me some of my axes back I should like to have them.

G. K. W.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

October 3, 1864-1.15 p. m.

Major-General WARREN:

GENERAL: I have just received your dispatch of 12.30 p. m., and will have the brigade of General Griffin relieved at once. I will return you your axes as soon possible.

Respectfully, yours,

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 245.

October 3, 1864.

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II. The Two hundred and tenth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel William Sergeant commanding, is assigned to the Second Division, and