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[First indorsement.]

NOVEMBER 10, 1864.

Major-General Terry: I will re-enforce the Bermuda front, as soon as I am convinced that there is a real attack, by First Division, under General Devens, about 2,000 men. I will then have 6,000 fighting men left.

G. WEITZEL,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 1864.

In accordance with the foregoing telegram General Paine will have his largest reserve brigade in readiness to relieve General Devens' division of this corps. General Devens will hold his division in readiness to re-enforce of Brevet Major-General Weitzel:

D. D. WHEELER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

November 10, 12864.

Colonel E. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

There are four light batteries from this corps on the Bermuda front, with twenty-four guns and 547 men for duty.

G. WEITZEL,

Major-General.

NOVEMBER 10, 1864-6 p. m.

Lieutenant AMSDEN,

Signal Tower on James River:

General Weitzel directs that a very strict watch be kept on all movements of the enemy to-night at the signal station.

PARTRIDGE,

Lieutenant and Signal Officer.

HDQRS. PROVISION DIVISION, ARMY OF THE JAMES,

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

Major-General TERRY,

Commanding Army of the James:

Your telegram received. Orders have been sent to pickets to be very vigilant, and the troops and batteries likewise. My lookouts report three down and only one up during the last twenty-four hours. Any information received will be transmitted at once.

CHARLES K. GRAHAM,

Brigadier-General.

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