HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,
January 15, 1865-4.50 p.m.
Bvt. Major General A. S. WEBB,
Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:
The commanding officer of the First Division reports that there was some firing this morning far away to his right, but nothing unusual. Other division commanders report that no firing whatever has been heard during the day.
A. A. HUMPHREYS,
HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,
January 15, 1865.
Bvt. Major JOHN N. CRAIG,
Asst. Adjt. General, Artillery Headquarters, Army of the Potomac:
MAJOR: I have the honor to report that the batteries of this command occupy the following positions on this date, viz:
Position. Battery. Guns. Commanding
Fort Fisher C and I, 5th Four light 12- First
U. S. Artillery pounders Lieutenant
E. P. Clark
Fort Welch 11th New York Six 3-inch First
J. T. Wyatt
Fort Gregg M, 1st New Four 3-inch Captain G. K.
Fort Sampson B, 1st New Four light 12- Captain A. J.
Jersey pounders Clark
In reserve ...do... Two light 12- Do.
Fort Cummings K, 4th U. S. Four light 12- First
Artillery pounders Lieutenant
E. S. Smith
Fort Siebert 10th Two 3-inch Brevet Major
Fort Emery ...do... ...do... Do.
In reserve ...do... ...do... Do.
Fort Clarke 12th New York Four light 12- Lieutenant
Battery pounders William S.
In reserve B, 1st Rhode Six light 12- Brevet Major
Island pounders Brown
Train guards L, 4th New York ...do... Lieutenant R.
Ninth Corps G, 1st New York ...do... Captain S. A.
line Artillery McClellan
F, 1st Six 3-inch First
Artillery J. F. Campbell
3rd New Jersey Six light 12- Brevet Major
Battery pounders Woerner
6th Maine ...do... Captain W. H.
C, 4th New York Six Coehorn First
Artillery mortars Lieutenant
D. D. McPherson
Captain S. A. McClellan absent on leave, Special Orders, No. 13, headquarters Army of the Potomac, January 13, 1865. Anthony G. Graves mustered in as second lieutenant Eleventh New York Battery.
JNO. G. HAZARD,
Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,
January 15, 1865. (Received 2.55 p.m.)
Commanding Fifth Corps:
Some firing on your right has been heard at these headquarters. Can you report its direction from your headquarters? Have any of your batteries been firing?
ALEX. S. WEBB,
Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.