War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0428 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 6, 1865-4.15 p.m.

Major CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have about 350 men on picket in front of the Ninth Corps troops. They have been there since night before last. Shall I relieve them, or will they be relieved by the troops of the Ninth Corps? Please answer.

N. A. MILES,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 6, 1865-4.40 p.m.

Major-General MILES,

First Division:

You will relieve the 350 men on picket in front of the Ninth Army Corps.

By order of Major-General Humphreys:

SEPT. CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 6, 1865.

Major CARNCROSS:

Two columns of the enemy, about two brigades, are reported to have moved this p.m. from their right to their left.

N. A. MILES,

Brevet Major-General.

(Repeated by Humphreys to Meade 4.38 p.m.)

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 6, 1865-6.15 p.m.

General MILES:

Send a brigade to the Vaughan road at the crossing of Hatcher's Run immediately.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 6, 1865-7 p.m.

Major CARNCROSS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Your dispatch of 6.45 [6.15 received]. The Second Brigade, Colonel Duryea, will be there as soon as possible. They leave at once.

N. A. MILES,

Brevet Major-General.