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HDQRS. PROVISIONAL DIVISION, ARMY OF THE JAMES, In the Field, Va., November 18, 1864.

Brevet Major-General TERRY,

Commanding Army of the James:

I have information that Steuart's brigade has been re-enforced to-day by the Forty-seventh and Fifty-fifth Virginia and the Thirty-fifth Georgia.

CHARLES K. GRAHAM,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. PROVISIONAL DIVISION, ARMY OF THE JAMES, In the Field, Va., November 18, 1864.

Brevet Major-General TERRY,

Commanding Army of the James:

Cannot the two guns belonging to Captain Howell's (Third New York) battery, that are at present at Deep Bottom, be brought up on this line?

CHARLES K. GRAHAM,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, November 18, 1864-2.50 p. m.

Brigadier-General GRAHAM:

General Butler has returned, and copies of your dispatches relative to the anticipated attack on your lines, &c., have been sent to him. It will also be necessary for your to communicate with him in regard to the section of the Third New York Battery that you wish returned to your command.

A. H. TERRY,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, November 18, 1864.

Brigadier-General GRAHAM:

Have your received my telegram announcing General Butler's return? This of course, relieves you from reporting to me, as I am now in command of the Tenth Corps only.

A. H. TERRY,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA, New Berne, N. C., November 18, 1864.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

Chief of Staff, Army of the United States:

GENERAL: I have the honor to invite your attention to the fact that my cavalry is very greatly in need of horses, and to respectfully but earnestly urge that the deficiency be supplied with as little delay as is practicable. I have now in this command some 1,200 cavalry (mounted and dismounted). Of these but 720 are mounted, leaving a deficiency of

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