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connecting with it on the right, and his right with General Griffin's left. I am working all the men I can spare from the old line in constructing the new one, in addition to the 2,000 men who are working on the corduroy road.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 9, 1865-7 p. m.

General WARREN:

I shall be unable to move General Smyth to-morrow, but will be able to the day after.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 36.

Camp near Petersburg, Va., February 9, 1865.

I. Captain E. Szabad, additional aide-de-camp, having reported at these headquarters in compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 35, from headquarters Army of the Potomac, is assigned to duty with Bvt. Major General R. B. Ayres, commanding Second Division, and will report accordingly.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED T. LOCKE,

Brevet Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 14.

February 9, 1865-8 p. m.

The following will be the operations of to-morrow:

I. General Crawford, with his division, will move in time to be at the Cummings house at 7 a. m., to construct the corduroy along the Vaughan road which is being done under the direction of Major Van Brocklin, Fiftieth New York Engineers.

II. General Griffin will, at 6 a. m., begin to relieve the pickets of General Ayres' division, and General Ayres, with his division, will report at these headquarters at 7 a. m., to construct a new line of intrenchments. A special detail of 400 men, already ordered from the Second Division, will report to Lieutenant Heap, U. S. Engineers, at the fort near Hatcher's Run.

III. General Griffin will used his pioneers to cut down all the timber between the line of breast-works on the right bank of Hatcher's Run and the edge of the stream.

By command of Major-General Warren:

FRED T. LOCKE,

Brevet Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.