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HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

October 13, 1864.

Colonel Sickel will hold his brigade in readiness to comply with the provisions of the foregoing circular. He will see that the men have the requisite amount of ammunition.

By command of Brigadier-General Griffin:

R. M. BRINTON,

Lieutenant Aide-de-Camp, and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

October 13, 1864

Colonel F. WINTHROP,

Commanding First Brigade:

COLONEL: Information having been received from headquarters Army of the Potomac, indicating that the enemy's cavalry intend making an attempt on our left and rear, the general commanding division directs that you hold as much of your brigade as you can spare from the works to move to the left at once upon the receipt of orders to that effect. In making this disposition you can calculate upon one regiment from the Third Brigade being sent to occupy the works on your line near the Vaughan road.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. E. LA MOTTE,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

October 13, 1864

Colonel A. H. GRIMSHAW,

Commanding Third Brigade:

COLONEL: You will hold one of your largest regiments in readiness to move to the right and occupy the works on the Vaughan road on receipt of orders to that effect.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. E. LA MOTTE

Lieutenant-Colonel and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

October 13, 1864-9 a.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

I have the honor to report that nothing unusual has transpired along our lines in the past twenty-four hours. The redoubts are all completed, excepting two-one in the edge of the timber on the right of the Pegram house, and one directly west of Peebles' house.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

October 13, 1864-10.30 a.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

I have just learned that the deserter from the Fortieth Virginia told one of our officers that Mahone's division and the cavalry had moved

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