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HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 1864.

Colonel SMITH:

Please send me by telegraph the aggregate of the force of infantry at Bermuda Hundred; also the artillery.

A. H. TERRY.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

November 10, 1864.

Major-General TERRY:

Infantry force at Bermuda present, 154 officers and 3, 428 men; heavy artillery, 34 officers and 936 men. This includes the force south side of the Appomattox. The light artillery reports to chief of artillery of Eighteenth Corps. I have telegraphed for its strength.

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, Va., November 10, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel A. M. BARNEY,

Commanding First Brigade:

COLONEL: An attack is expected to-morrow morning. At reveille the troops will be put under arms. The verbal instructions given you the other day by the general commanding will be carried out. You will move with full ranks promptly and from your brigade on the New Market road, with your left resting at the junction of the New Market and Mill roads, your right down the road ready to move at any point. All men not able to march will be sent to the breast-works. Reveille will be sounded at 4.30 a. m., but the general commanding suggests the propriety of having your command up long enough before that time to allow the men to have a cup of coffee.

By order of Brigadier-General Foster:

T. ELLERY LORD,

Captain, Thirds Infantry New York Vols., Acts., Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

HDQRS. THIRD Brigadier, SECOND DIV., TENTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICE NINTH MAINE VOLUNTEERS:

You will from your command at 4.30 a. m. to-morrow, the right of the Ninth Maine Volunteers resting opposite Colonel Pennypackers' headquarters on the New Market road, the One hundred and sixty-ninth New Volunteers immediately in rear of the Ninth Maine Volunteers. The One hundred and fifteenth New York Volunteers will occupy the breast-works and be ready to more if called upon.

You will have coffee served out to the men before placing your men as above designated. Each of the commands will be at the positions severally designated above promptly.

LOUIS BELL,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

(Same to Commanding Officers One hundred and sixty-ninth and One hundred and Fifteenth New York Volunteers.)