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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

December 6, 1864.

Major-General GIBBON,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: The commanding general desires you to furnish the following garrisons to Fort Siebert and Fort Clarke, on encamp as near to those works as possible; Fort Siebert, 200 men; Fort Clarke, 250 men. These instructions to be carried out early to-morrow morning.

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

September CARNCROSS,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE,

December 6, 1864

Major JOHN M. NORVELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Division:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report the following change in the position of this brigade: In compliance with instructions from division headquarters, received at midnight on the 5th instant, this command moved from its encampment in front of Fort Siebert at 6 o'clock this morning and relieved a portion of the First Division, Fifth Corps. The brigade now occupies a portion of the line of works between Fort Conahey with seventy-five men of the One hundred and eighty-fourth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel C. Kleckner.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. M. WILLETT,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

December 6, 1864.

Major SEPTIMUS CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that I have relieved the pickets of the Second Division from Arthur's Swamp to the Weldon railroad. No other changes have taken place in the lines of this division, nor anything further of note occurred since my last report.

Very respectfully,

G. MOTT,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

December 6, 1864.

Brevet Major-General MOTT,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs that you continue to keep guard from your reserve over the intrenchments and slashings in the rear line, the preservation of which you have already been charged with.

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

September CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.