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HDQRS. FOURTH Brigadier, FIRST DIV., SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 15, 1864.

Captain DRIVER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, First Division:

CAPTAIN: In compliance with the requirements of circular of this date from the headquarters First Division, I have the honor to report the numbers, positions, &c., of my reserves, as follows:

Command. Numbers of Position.

muskets

148th Pennsylvania Volunteers 182

116th Pennsylvania Volunteers 108

66th New York Volunteers 46

Rear of Fort

Stedman

7th New York Artillery 372

Total 708

From this reserve a detail of 100 is required each day for picket.

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

ST. CLAIR A. MULHOLLAND,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND CORPS,

October 15, 1864

Major S. CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report the following changes in the lines of this division: The Fortieth New York Volunteers (First Brigade), numbering 15 officers and 236 enlisted men, are occupying the works on the plank road near the Finn house, known as Fort Blaisdell, under command of Major Cannon: the Eighth New Jersey Battalion (Third Brigade), with the exception of one company previously detached to Fort Davis, numbering 40 officers and 536 enlisted men, occupies Fort Stevenson, on the high ground near the Williams house, under command of Colonel John Ramsey.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. DE TROBRIAND,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 15, 1864

Major SEPTIMUS CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that the enemy has thrown up some additional works, consisting of a line of rifle-pits extending from the Crater to the large work near the railroad. Yesterday a working party of 300 or 400 came out in front of Battery 14, but was dispersed by the artillery fire. An irregular fire was kept up last night from Lieutenant Roder's battery in Fort McGilvery on the work that the enemy is erecting in his front.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNumbers G. HAZARD,

Major, Commanding.