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The more minute details of the several reports I place on file and will forward in connection with my usual monthly report. Your telegram in reference to my communication [received]. Will reply to-morrow.

J. C. PAINE,

Captain.

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, SIGNAL DEPARTMENT,

November 29, 1864.

Major General G. G. MEADE,

Commanding Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: The station at the Friend house reports:

This a. m. about four regiments of infantry came on Cemetery Hill, near white house, remained a few minutes, and returned behind the hill. A small camp beyond Petersburg disappeared since morning.

Church road station reports:

At 8 a. m. a train of cars passed into Petersburg upon the South Side Railroad. At 12 m. a detachment of infantry, about 200, moved westward on the Boydton plank road. A few wagons seen moving in both directions on Boydton plank road. Working parties engaged on works in vicinity of lead-works.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

B. F. FISHER,

Major and Chief Signal Officer.

PLANK ROAD SIGNAL STATION,

November 29, 1864 - 5 p. m.

Major B. F. FISHER:

The enemy are improving front line of works to the right of large fort; also fort near lead-works. Camps unchanged.

A. K. C[AROTHERS],

Sergeant.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 29, 1864. (Received 9.45 a. m.)

General WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I suppose the trains and hospitals of the Second Corps are to exchange positions with those of the Ninth Corps.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 29, 1864. (Received 10.40 a. m.)

General WILLIAMS:

The First Division moved at an early hour this morning to the left. No changes in the disposition of the Second or Third Division have been made since last report. Nothing unusual has occurred.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.