War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0458 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 7, 1865-7.30 p. m.

General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

We have ascertained from prisoners that we fought four divisions of the rebel army yesterday, viz: Mahone's, Heth's, Pegram's, and Gordon's.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 7, 1865-7.35 p. m.

Major General G. K. WARREN:

Can your withdraw and relieve the remaining brigade of Gregg's cavalry to-morrow morning and let it report to General Gregg?

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 7, 1865-7.40 p. m.

General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

Colonel Kerwin's brigade, of General Gregg's division, can be relieved to-morrow morning.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-Brevet, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 7, 1865-8.05 p. m.

Major General G. K. WARREN:

Since receiving your dispatches the major-general commanding directs that you send the brigade of cavalry to rejoin General Gregg to-morrow, and General Wheaton's division of infantry to rejoin General Getty. This will enable him to extend the Ninth Corps and the Sixth Corps, and to make the new disposition of the troops.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

CIRCULAR, HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 10.

February 7, 1865-10 a. m.

I. General Crawford will move will his division along the breastworks to their right, and from there move out to the front and take possession of the enemy's advanced rifle-pits, if practicable. Having done this he will push a skirmish line out toward Dabney's Mill as far as it can go.