War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0044 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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CITY POINT, January 5, 1865-9.50 a. m.

General ABBOT,

Broadway Landing:

General Grant desires you to come to his headquarters immediately.

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY POINT, January 5, 1865.

General ABBOT:

Come to these headquarters immediately. You have been waited for all day. Answer.

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

CITY POINT, January 5, 1865.

(Received 6.40 p. m.)

General WILLIAMS:

Is General Abbot at your headquarters? If so, please direct him to come to General Grant's headquarters immediately. He has been waited for all day.

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, January 5, 1865-7 p. m.

Colonel T. S. BOWERS,

Asst. Adjt. General, Hdqrs. Armies of the United States, City Point:

General Abbot was here this afternoon, and left about 4 p. m. to return to his headquarters, near Broadway Landing.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, January 5, 1865.

Captain HATFIELD, or

COMMANDING [OFFICER],

Broadway:

General Abbot left here by train at 4 p. m. for his headquarters. Telegraphic order received for him to go to General Grant's headquarters.

HENRY J. HUNT,

Brevet Major-General.

Original memorandum for siege train for siege of Fort Fisher.

SIEGE AND ENGINEER TRAIN.

Four 100-pounder Parrotts; twenty Coehorn mortars; twenty 30-pounder Parrotts, or 4.5-inch rifles; stont flat-boat for landing; portable forges, blacksmiths' tools and iron, assorted sizes; safety fuse; 30,000