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HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 11, 1864.

Major SEPTIMUS CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report to report that with the exception of some heavy skirmishing in front of Fort Davis nothing of importance has occurred on the line during the past twenty-four hours.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNumbers G. HAZARD,

Major, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 11, 1864.

Major S. CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

MAJOR: Lieutenant Colonel S. A. Moore succeeding to the command of the Third Brigade by virtue of his senior authority, I have the honor to recommend that he remain in command during the absence of Brigadier-General Smyth.

I am, major, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN GIBBON,

Major-General of Volunteers, Commanding Division.

CAMP ELEVENTH NEW JERSEY VOLUNTEERS,

November 11, 1864.

Colonel R. McALLISTER,

Commanding Brigade:

COLONEL: The pickets report that from the noise heard the enemy must have been moving troops away from our front or from our right toward the left. A rumbling of wagons and barking of dogs was heard throughout the night as it from a large body of troops in motion.

Respectfully,

C. F. GAGE,

Captain and Officer of the Day.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

November 11, 1864.

Brigadier-General WILLIAMS:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report all quiet on my lines during the last twenty-four hours. No deserters received.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

November 11, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS:

In order to carry out the request* of the lieutenant-general I have directed my provost-marshall to seize all the papers of the news agent.

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*See Grant to Meade, p. 597.

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