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8 p. m., but did not amount to anything. A flag of truce has been arranged with the enemy, and there is a cessation of hostilities near the Crater for one hour; that is, from 9 to 10 a. m.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 8, 1864. (Received 12 m.)

Major-General HUMPHREYS, Chief of Staff:

Truce is over. The enemy acknowledge a loss of 200. Will send Petersburg and Richmond papers by messenger.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK.

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 8, 1864. (Received 12 m.)

Major-General HUMPHREYS, Chief of Staff:

I will send you the rebel papers of the 7th and 8th instant. The sinking of the Albemarle and the taking of Pennsylvania by our gun-boats in consequence thereof is confirmed.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, November 8, 1864.

Major-General MEADE:

The following is the result of the election in the artillery brigade of this corps: Battery F, First Pennsylvania, Lincoln, 69; McClellan, 46. Battery L, Fourth New York, Lincoln, 50; McClellan, 29. Twenty New York Independent Battery, Lincoln, 42; McClellan, 16. Eleventh New York Independent Battery, Lincoln, 75; McClellan, 25. Sixth Maine Battery, Lincoln, 58; McClellan, 3. First New Hampshire Battery, Lincoln, 51; McClellan, 2. Battery B, First Rhode Island, Lincoln, 12; McClellan, 0. Battery C, Fourth New York, Lincoln, 15; MnClellan, 18; Lincoln's majority, 233. These are all the batteries that vote except G, First New York, whose votes were sent home sealed. The following is the result in the Third Division, Major-General Mott's: Seventeenth Maine Volunteers, Lincoln, 198; McClellan, 47. First Maine Heavy Artillery, Lincoln, 60; McClellan, 0 (greater part of this regiment are Cedar Level-their votes not received). Second U. S. Sharpshooters, Lincoln. 87; McClellan, 20. Ninety-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lincoln, 147; McClellan, 81. One hundred and tenth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lincoln, 91; McClellan, 72. Fifty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lincoln, 95; McClellan, 33. One hundred and forty-first Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lincoln, 195; McClellan, 5. Eighty-fourth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lincoln, 115; MnClellan, 46. One hundred and fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lincoln, 136; McClellan, 73. Fifth Michigan, Lincoln, 157; McClellan, 65. First U. S. Sharpshooters, Lincoln, 22; McClellan, 0. Lincoln's majority in Third Division, 861. The returns from First and Second Division not yet received.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.