War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0446 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

October 31, 1864.

Major FISHER:

A small working party engaged on works south of Boisseau's to-day. Stations report no other movements of importance.

CHAS. L. DAVIS,

Captain, &c.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 31, 1864.

Major FISHER:

Stations report all quiet.

STRONG.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 31, 1864.

Major FISHER:

Enemy active, improving works at different points from north-north-west left as far as lead-works. All quiet.

A. K. C[AROTHERS],

Sergeant.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 31, 1864.

Major FISHER:

Jansen reports the number of the enemy's troops on our front has somewhat diminished. A small camp seen to the right of General Bushrod Johnson's headquarters. Two hundred and sixty infantry just passed to our left in enemy's front line, all armed, and with shovels and picks.

F. E. TOWN,

Captain and Signal Officer.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 31, 1864.

Major FISHER:

Enemy has an 8-inch columbiad in position on Whitworth battery to the right of lead-works. All quiet.

JANSEN.

JERUSALEM PLANK ROAD SIGNAL STATION,

October 31, 1864.

Major B. F. FISHER:

At 1 p. m. four regiments, numbering about 1,100 men, moved west from camp west of railroad and about the same number came in from the northwest and occupied the vacated camp. All quiet.

A. K. C[AROTHERS],

Sergeant.