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HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 30, 1864 - 8.50 p. m.

Bvt. Brigadier General GEORGE N. MACY,

Commanding First Brigade:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general directs that a small party of old men be posted in rear of the position of the picket-line occupied by the recruits of the Sixty-first New York Volunteers, to be withdrawn in the morning; also that the officers on the line be directed to use the greatest vigilance during the night, going along it frequently.

I am, general, very respectfully,

WM. R. DRIVER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 30, 1864 - 3.40 a. m.

Major S. CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Corps:

MAJOR: In compliance with instructions from corps headquarters of yesterday, I have the honor to report that the troops of this command have been relieved and concentrated at the points indicated; also to report that these headquarters will not be moved until 8.30 this a. m.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN GIBBON,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

November 30, 1864.

Brevet Major-General MOTT,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The commanding general desires you to garrison Fort Cummings with 175 men. If there is not sufficient space in the work to locate the above number, you will place as many men in the work as practicable. Please report to these headquarters to-morrow what troops have been placed in the fort and by whom commanded.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

September CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

November 30, 1864 - 9.10 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have the honor to report that all was quiet in my front during yesterday and last night. Three deserters (one from Nineteenth Mississippi and two from Thirty-seventh North Carolina) were received and forwarded.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.