War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0074 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

October 4, 1864-12 m.

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

General Gregg is directed to send 200 cavalry to relieve Major Walsh. The commanding officer of the detachment will report to you. Major Walsh will return to headquarters upon being relieved.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 4, 1864.

Major H. H. BINGHAM,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that during the past twenty-four hours a few movements of small bodies of the enemy's troops toward their right were discovered. The largest body, of about 500 or 600, was seen in front of Fort Rice, but at too great a distance for our artillery to open on them. The line was unusually quiet yesterday.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNumbers G. HAZARD,

Major, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 4, 1864.

Major H. H. BINGHAM,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to state that the firing in front of this division this evening did not proceed from any attack, and was between the pickets only.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

NELSON A. MILES,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

SPECIAL. ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST DIV., FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 138. October 4, 1864.

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4. The One hundred and eighty-fifth Regiment New York Volunteers, Colonel Jenney commanding, having reported in compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 245, from headquarters Fifth Corps, is assigned to the First Brigade, Colonel Sickel commanding.

By command of Brigadier-General Griffin:

GEO. MONTEITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.