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HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIFTH ARMY CORPS, January 30, 1865.

Brigadier-General TURNER,

Chief of Staff:

The enemy are very active in my front, troops being relieved and moving in various (no definite) directions. I cannot determine whether they are strengthening or weakening their lines. We are on the alert.

C. A. HECKMAN,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIFTH ARMY CORPS, January 30, 1865.

Brigadier-General TURNER,

Chief of Staff:

I understand the steamer Haze is at Bermuda Hundred ready to take 300 men to Fort Fisher. Shall order 300 of the detachment of the Third Division down.

C. A. HECKMAN,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE JAMES, January 30, 1865-10.55 p. m.

Brigadier-General HECKMAN,

Twenty-fifth Army Corps:

Send the men of Paine's division as fast as the quartermaster reports transportation ready.

JNO. W. TURNER,

Brigadier-General of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE JAMES, January 30, 1865-4.45 p. m.

General FERRERO:

General Ord directs that you keep a good lookout. The enemy are reported very active on our front.

JNO. W. TURNER,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE JAMES, January 30, 1865-11.15 a. m.

General KAUTZ:

General Ord directs that you send a company of cavalry to report to General Carr at Fort Powhatan, James River.

JNO. W. TURNER,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

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