War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0574 Chapter LIV. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

November 9, 1864-7.30 p. m.

General W. S. HANCOCK,

Commanding Second Corps:

I do not find that the colors lost at Reams' Station are mentioned in the reports of that battle. The answers to a circular issued by you August 26, forwarded to us, show that the following organizations of your corps lost their colors on the occasion: Eighth New York Heavy Artillery, One hundred and sixty-fourth New York Volunteers, Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteers, Thirty-sixth Wisconsin Volunteers, One hundred and eleventh New York Volunteers, Batteries A amd B, First Rhode Island Artillery, one guidon; Twelfth New York Battery, one guidon.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 9, 1864. (Receiver 7.15 a. m. 10th)

General HUMPHREYS:

A deserter just in from Eighth Alabama report that Johnson's division is stretching out on the line relieving Mahone; that Harris' brigade had been relieved when he left. He says the talk among the men was that one division was going back to put up winter quarters.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 9, 1864.

Major-General MEADE:

The following is the result of the election on the 8th in the Second Division of this corps, this moment received: Lincoln, 555; McClellan, 357. Total Lincoln majority ion corps by the rate of the 8th, 1,616.

General Gibbon failed to report his returns by regiment.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 9, 1864.

Major-General MEADE:

The following is the result of the election yesterday in the Second Division: One hundred and eighty-fourth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lincoln, 160; McClellan, 94. Nineteenth Maine Volunteers, Lincoln, 129; McClellan, 31. Fourth Ohio Volunteers, Lincoln, 49; McClellan, 44. Seventh West Virginia Volunteers, Lincoln, 76; McClellan, 6. One hundred and sixth Pennsylvania Battalion, Lincoln, 15; McClellan, 3; Sixty-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lincoln, 6; McClellan, 119.

Thirty-sixth Wisconsin has no doubt given a majority of 25 or 30 for Lincoln. The regiment polled about 180 votes, and exact returns of the Thirty-sixth Wisconsin will be forwarded as soon as received.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

(Copy to General Grant.)