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Brigade commanders will send in to these headquarters to-night an approximate report of casualties in their commands.

By command of Brevet Major-General Crawford:

EDWARD C. BAIRD,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 6, 1865.

Colonel RUGGLES, Assistant Adjutant-General.

I have the honor to report that nothing of importance has transpired on the lines of this corps during the past twenty-four hours.

GEO. W. GETTY,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 6, 1865-10.15 a.m.

Major-General GETTY, Commanding Sixth Corps:

Colonel Brainerd, commanding Engineer Brigade, 1,500 strong, is ordered to report to you to strengthen your line. He will halt his command here (Aiken's house), and will report to you.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

February 6, 1865.

Colonel WESLEY BRAINERD,

Commanding Engineer Brigade:

COLONEL: By direction of the brevet major-general commanding you will please detail from your command, for picket duty on your front, 287 men, with the proper officers and non-commissioned officers, relieving the officers and men belonging to the First Division of this corps, now on picket, at 9 a.m. to-morrow. You will also please relieve the First Division officers from your brigade. These officers and men will remain on duty for three days from to-morrow morning.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. H. WHITTELSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

February 6, 1865.

Colonel C. W. ECKMAN,

Ninety-third Pennsylvania Volunteers, Corps Officer of the Day:

COLONEL: The commanding officer of the Engineer Brigade (just ordered to report to this corps) has been directed to detail from his brigade 287 men, with the proper commissioned and non-commissioned officers, for picket duty, and to relieve at 9 a.m. to-morrow the officers and men of the First Division now on picket, also to relieve the First Division officer of the day with a suitable officer from his command. The brevet major-general commanding desires you to see that the old