War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0592 Chapter LIV. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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NOVEMBER 10, 1864-10.55 p. m.

Colonel RAND,

Deep Bottom:

A part of Hill's corps is reported to be moving to the north of the Appomattox. It may be moving against the Bermuda lines or against us here. Keep a bright lookout. Notify Colonel Martindale.

ALF. H. TERRY,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE JAMES,

November 10, 1864.

Major-General WEITZEL:

The following is just received and is transmitted for your information:

CITY POINT, November 10, 1864.

Brevet Major-General TERRY:

Information has just been received from the Army of the Potomac to the effect that there indication that a portion of A. P. Hill's corps is moving north of Appomattox.

JNumbers McENTEE,

Captain in Charge of Service Department.

A. H. TERRY,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 1864.

Major-General TERRY:

I believe that the enemy's movements mean only this, that he expects an attack from us somewhere, and is putting a part of Hill's corps to meet any emergency.

G. WEITZEL,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 1864.

Major-General TERRY:

Had you not better inform General Grant that the Bermuda line is very weak?

G. WEITZEL,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

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

Major-General WEITZEL:

Graham will have on his Bermuda line 4,000 infantry. Of course he could be re-enforced from your left much more readily than from elsewhere. Would it not be well for you to re-enforce him at once on hearing sufficient fire to denote as serious attack, and then I could re-enforce you. I shall have a brigade of Cavalry in reserve to send speedily there or elsewhere in case of need. Not counting horse-holders they will have 600 breech-loading rifles. Ames will from a reserve of 4,000 men ready to move at reveille to-morrow morning.

A. H. TERRY,

Brevet Major-General.