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HEADQUARTERS TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, Va., November 21, 1864.

Brigadier General A. AMES:

GENERAL: The brevet major-general commanding directs me to inquire what regiments of your division were sent to report to General Graham on the Bermuda line, and to request you to have their tents and baggage forwarded to them immediately.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. P. SHREVE,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, TENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, Va., November 21, 1864.

[Lieutenant W. P. SHREVE,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:]

LIEUTENANT: I have the honor to state, in compliance with instructions this day received, that the troops from this command ordered to report to Brigadier-General Graham were the following: One hundredth New York Volunteers, 75 men; Twenty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteers, 175 men; Sixty-second Ohio Volunteers, 230 men; One hundred and ninety-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers, 20 men; total 500 men.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. AMES,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS, In the Field, Va., November 21, 1864.

Brigadier General CHARLES DEVENS,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs me to ask what precautions, if any, you have taken to guard your picket-line against such incursions as have lately been made by the enemy on our Petersburg and Bermuda front.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

D. D. WHEELER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Brigadier-General Heckman, commanding Second, and Brigadier-General Paine, commanding Third Division.)

HATCHER'S, November 21, 1864-2.30 a. m.

Major-General BUTLER,

Commanding:

Nothing but picket-firing; commenced by rebels; stopped by our batteries.

CHAS. K. GRAHAM,

Brigadier-General.