War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0814 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

December 5, 1864-10.10 p.m.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding Fifth Corps:

Am I to send artillery to relieve yours in the forts in Griffin's front? There are two forts on his front, are there not?

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

December 5, 1864-10.15 p.m. (Received 10.20 p.m.)

General HUMPHREYS,

Commanding Second Corps:

I understand that you are not to relieve my batteries; I am to let them remain where they are until further orders.

G. K. WARREN.

SPECIAL ORDERS.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 302.

December 5, 1864.

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II. The One hundred and fourth Regiment New York Volunteers,

Captain Graham commanding, is relieved from duty with the Third Division and will report for duty at these headquarters as the provost-guard of the corps. They will be camped under the direction of Captain P. A. Oliver, acting provost-marshal of the corps.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

December 5, 1864-10.30 p.m.

Brigadier-General BARTLETT,

Commanding Third Brigade:

GENERAL: The general commanding is informed that this division will be relieved by a division from the Second Corps early to-morrow morning, and directs that you have your command in readiness to move accordingly.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. MONTEITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

December 5, 1864.

General S. WILLIAMS:

Nothing unusual along our lines has been reported during the past twenty-four hours. Deserter confirms the report of General Gracie's death. Three deserters from Forty-sixth Virginia and Seventeenth South Carolina.

JNumbers G. PARKE,

Major-General.