War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0392 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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is outside of his works, I shall attack and drive him into them, taking advantage of anything disclosed by the operation. During the day it is estimated that we have taken 100 prisoners.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, February 5, 1865.

Captain P. SCHUYLER:

Order out the brigade at this headquarters to report to officer commanding in our front north of these headquarters to move out before daylight.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, OFFICE OF THE PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL, February 5, 1865.

Respectfully referred to Colonel Tippin, Sixty-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers, who will carry out the within instructions. He can include in his command the detachment of the First Indiana Cavalry, to act as orderlies, &c; it is only twenty-one men strong.

PH. SCHUYLER,

Captain, Fourteenth Infantry, in Charge of Office.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, February 5, 1865.

Captain P. SCHUYLER:

The major-general commanding directs that the officer in command of the Provisional Brigade report with his command to the division commander in charge of the works in front and north of these headquarters by daylight to-morrow, the 6th instant.

Very respectfully, &c.,

S. F. BARSTOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, SIGNAL DEPARTMENT, February 5, 1865-11.30 a. m.

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, SIGNAL DEPARTMENT, February 5, 1865-11.30 a. m.

Captain DAVIS,

Chief Signal Officer, Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

Sergeant Judson reports all quiet, and that a train of ten wagons moved to our left on Pocahontas road this a. m. Lieutenant Lyon has been notified.

F. S. BENSON.