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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

November 27, 1864 - 9.20 a. m.

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that nothing of importance transpired in my front during yesterday or last night. Two deserters from the Florida brigade were received and forwarded.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

November 27, 1864. (Received 10.36 a. m.)

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

Nothing new along our lines. Two deserters came in during the night. One man, Twenty-sixth Mississippi, Davis' brigade; old soldier, clerk at brigade headquarters, very shrewd fellow; seems to have pretty accurate information about position of troops. Says that Sherman was within eight miles of Macon; had a fight; captured 600 wagons of subsistence stores.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

November 27, 1864. (Received 2.10 p. m.)

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The strength available for duty in colored division, at the time it left to report to General Butler, was - commissioned officers, 144; enlisted men, 4,799; aggregate, 4,943. This includes the two regiments sent in advance and the regiment sent to City Point.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

November 27, 1864.

Brigadier-General WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

GENERAL: I have the honor to forward a prisoner of war, Roger A. Pryor, captured on our lines, in retaliation for the capture of Captain H. S. Burrage, Thirty-sixth Massachusetts, on the 1st instant.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

November 27, 1864 - 6.35 p. m.

General J. G. PARKE,

Commanding Ninth Corps:

The commanding general desires that you will make a minute report of all the circumstances connected with the capture of Private Roger

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