War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0614 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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allowed in the repair shops connected with this road. Everything is very quiet in Richmond, the principal topic of conversation being the late Northern election. Informant continues to impress upon us the great importance of the capture of Wilmington, as many supplies for the enemy come in through that port. The enemy are putting up another battery on the Nine-Mile road, and continue to extend their works to the left of their line. Scouts who go into Richmond state that the way is still open for troops to be marched around that way; but that the enemy, seeing the weakness of the position, are using every effort to guard against a surprise in that direction and to strengthen the position.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. McENTEE

Captain, &c.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 13, 1864.

Major FISHER:

Stations report all quiet. Sergeant Jordan reports 150 infantry moved into Petersburg from toward Richmond.

THICKSTUN.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 13, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report all quiet along my lines during the past twenty-four hours. No prisoners received.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

November 13, 1864-12.30 p. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

All quiet along our lines during the past twenty-four hours.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.