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and also some guns in the redoubt between Vaughan road and Fort Dushane. If you will please connect with my present left to-night, will have the line replaced in the morning to the front of the redoubt we are to occupy.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

October 13, 1864-11.30 p.m.

Major-General PARKE:

I have the honor to state that General Baxter will connect with the left of your line, as you propose. He has sent out a staff officer for that purpose.

Respectfully,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH CORPS,

October 13, 1864.

Colonel F. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Have you any news from the rear making this movement particularly urgent; or is it simply in accordance with general instructions from the major-general commanding?

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

October 13, 1864-11.50 p.m.

Major-General PARKE;

We have received no additional news. The instructions of the major-general commanding were to be very vigilant, and to make the dispositions as to connections of pickets.

Respectfully,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, NINTH ARMY CORPS,

October 13, 1864

Lieutenant Colonel WALTER C. NEWBERRY,

Commanding Second Brigade:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs me to say that you will hold your brigade in readiness to move at a moment's notice if required.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNumbers D. BERTOLETTE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.