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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 6, 1865-4.20 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

Can you not spare a brigade from some one near here to move to Gregg's support?

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 6, 1865-5.45 p.m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS:

Hold all you can spare in readiness to move to Warren promptly and rapidly. The nearer to this crossing the better. Warren is now at Dabney's Mill, and the general fears they may put a superior force against him.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HATCHER'S RUN, February 6, 1865-5.45 p.m.

General HUMPHREYS:

Send some troops to the crossing of the Vaughan road over Hatcher's Run immediately.

By command of Major-General Meade:

GEO. MEADE,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 6, 1865-6 p.m.

Major General ALEX. WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

Major-General Mott reports as follows:

General McAllister has just returned to the line, having made a demonstration at the Watkins house and on the Duncan road. He reports the works of the enemy manned, as was reported by General De Trobriand this morning.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 6, 1865-6.05 p.m.

Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

I have ordered Mott to send General De Trobriand's brigade immediately to the crossing of the Vaughan road over Hatcher's Run.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.