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HEADQUARTERS SIXTY ARMY CORPS,

January 16, 1865. (Received 9.10 a. m.)

Major S. F. BARSTOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Nothing to report for the last twenty-four hours.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

January 16, 1865. (Received 5.10 p. m.)

Major-General Webb,

Chief of Staff:

My corps officer of the day reports dense smoke arising in rear of Petersburg.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

January 16, 1865.

Division commanders will keep their troops within hand and ready for any movement that may be ordered.

C. A. WHITTIER,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

January 16, 1865. (Received 11 a. m.)

Major General A. S. EBB,

Chief of Staff:

Nothing new along our lines. Five deserters from the enemy are reported - four from Forty-sixth Virginia and one form Twenty-second South Carolina.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

CITY POINT, January 16, 1865.

Major-General ORD:

What is the effective strength of the two brigades of General Terry's division now here? Please telegraph answer at once.

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE JAMES,

January 16, 1865.

Brigadier-General RAWLINS,

Chief of Staff:

The three brigades of General Terry's division now here number 5,608 enlisted men effective. Aggregate effective, 5,834.

E. O. C. ORD,

Major-General.