War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0490 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 8, 1865-8.25 a. m.

General GRIFFIN:

GENERAL: As soon as the cavalry has crossed the river move all your ordnance train to this side of the stream. They will be parked near the Cummings house, under the direction of the chief quartermaster.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Brevet Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to General Ayres.)

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 8, 1865-5 p. m.

Brevet Major-General AYRESS,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding desires you to extend your pickets down so as to connect with the right of General Crawford's pickets on this side. Extend your down on your own side to the point where General Crawford's pickets begin on this side, which may be half a mile from where the bridge crosses.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Brevet Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

February 8, 1865-3.30 a. m.

General WARREN,

Commanding:

GENERAL: My command has recrossed the run. The enemy did not interrupt my movements. The report of the officer in charge of the skirmish-line is to the effect that the firing had ceased and the fires became dim after his withdrawal.

Respectfully,

S. W. CRAWFORD,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 8, 1865. (Received 9.25 a. m.)

Bvt. Major General A. S. WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

The First Division of this corps having returned, what disposition shall be made of the Engineer Brigade, temporarily assigned to this command?

GEO. W. GETTY,

Brevet Major-General.