War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0780 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

December 2, 1864. (Received 10 p. m.)

General WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have only this evening been notified that ten men from the Fifth New Hampshire, one from the One hundred and eighty-third Pennsylvania, and one form the Seventh New York Volunteers, deserted to the enemy last night. They were on picket on the line of the Second Brigade, First Division.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Peebles' House, before Petersburg, Va.,

Numbers 306.

December 2, 1864.

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2. The Fourth Regiment New York Heavy Artillery, now attached to the First Brigade, First Division, is hereby transferred to the Fourth Brigade of that division, with the object of equalizing the numbers in those commands.

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By order of Major-General Humphreys:

September CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND CORPS,

December 2, 1864.

Major S. CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that the Third Brigade of this division was placed outside the lines, with the left resting on the Vaughan road. No other change has taken place in the lines of this division, nor has anything of note occurred since my last report.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. MOTT,

Brever Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

December 2, 1864 - 9.15 a. m.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS:

I have the honor to report that all was quiet in front of this corps yesterday and last night. One deserter from Sixty-first Virginia was received and sent up.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.