War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0535 Chapter LVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

Search Civil War Official Records

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 11, 1865. (Sent 1.15 a. m. 12th.)

Brigadier-General BRAGG:

City Point:

Proceed with your command, leaving the Sixth and Seventh and Seventh Wisconsin. If you leave Baltimore before the details come up inform the quartermaster there where they can join their regiments, and if necessary, telegraph the quartermasters at City Point and Fort Monroe.

By command of Major-General Meade:

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 11, 1865-5.45 p. m.

Brigadier General RUFUS INGALLS,

Chief Quartermaster, City Point:

General Meade desires that Bragg's command be not sent off till his detached men left behind come up and his command is fully organized.

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY POINT, February 11, 1865.

(Received 6.40 p. m.)

Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES:

General Bragg has been informed of General Meade's wishes. His command will not leave until fully organized.

RUFUS INGALLS,

Brigadier-General and Chief Quartermaster.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 11, 1865-5.25 p. m.

Brigadier-General BAXTER:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you permit the pioneer officer who is building the bridge to take timber from the woods near it, also that which he has already cut for the purpose. The major-general commanding desires that this work be not interfered with; and, as it has been already delayed, as has been reported, by your preventing the timber being taken, he directs that you furnish a detail to-morrow to complete the bridge.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED T. LOCKE,

Brevet Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 11, 1865. (Received 10.35 a. m.)

Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES:

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.