War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0588 Chapter LIV. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

November 10, 1864.

General WARREN:

The commanding general desires that you will report approximately what length of time your command has been in the trenches in the immediate presence of the enemy since it arrived in front of Petersburg.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to General Parke.)

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

GENERAL: I have the honor to reports that this command has been in the trenches in the immediate presence of the enemy all the time since it arrived at Petersburg, with the exception that on July 30 one division and one brigade were held in reserve to support the column of attack, and on August 14 the whole corps was relieved by the Ninth, and was in reserve until the 18th, when it moved to the Weldon railroad.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

I have the honor to report that nothing unusual has transpired along or lines during the past twenty-four hours.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 1864.

General WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that this corps occupied the trenches before Petersburg in the immediate presence and under the fire on the enemy from the 17th of June to the 19th day of August. A portion of the line we hold is in plain view front enemy's line; this has been occupied since the 2nd of October.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HDQRS. THIRD BRIGADE, SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

November 10, 1864.

Captain A. H. BIBBER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Cavalry Division:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report that yesterday (the 9th) a scouting party from this command, under the direction of Captain