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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

October 26, 1864-5.45 p.m.

Lieutenant EDIE,

Chief Ordnance Officer, Army of the Potomac:

No muskets have arrived yet for our corps. Please telegraph when may expect them.

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

October 26, 1864-6.15 p.m. (Sent 6.45 p.m.)

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

General Parke has opened a route for you on the left of the fort at the Clements house from the open field, beyond which you take a road through the woods which leads out to the Duncan road, or at least to a house on that road (Westmoreland house, marked Miss Pegram's originally). There will be nothing to prevent your moving simultaneously with Parke as far as the Duncan road, and from that you will probably be able to find a route to Hatcher's Run.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

October 26, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS, Chief of Staff:

Your dispatch of 6.45 p.m. is received. Major Roebling knows the road indicated in your telegram.

For Major-General Warren:

Respectfully.

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

October 26, 1864-7.20 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS, Chief of Staff:

The orders for General Parke do not state any hour for him to start. My orders are out for my command to march at 5.30 a.m., starting from Parke's house.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

October 26, 1864-8.15 p.m.

Major-General WARREN, Commanding Fifth Corps:

The commanding general considers the hour, 5.30 a.m., not early enough. General Parke will move at 3 o'clock, and the commanding general fixes 4 o'clock for the hour of your starting. General Parke