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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

February 11, 1865. (Received 7.50 p. m.)

Brevet Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

I have the honor to report my return from leave of absence.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

February 11, 1865-9.30 a. m.

Bvt. Major General A. S. WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

Nothing unusual transpired along our lines during the past twenty-four hours. The Third Division returned during the night, and the regiments occupied their old position. The Second Division, General Potter, commanding, was extended to the left this morning, relieving the Engineer Brigade and occupying the line as far as Fort Howard.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

February 11, 1865.

Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac:

COLONEL: In compliance with communication of this date, from headquarters Army of the Potomac, I have the honor to report as follows: Bvt. Brigadier General N. B. McLaughlen, U. S. Volunteers, colonel Fifty-seventh Massachusetts Volunteers, commanding Third Brigade, First Division, and assigned to duty according to his brevet rank, by paragraph 21, Special Orders, Numbers 473, Adjutant-General's Office, December 29, 1864; Bvt. Brigadier General John I. Curtin, U. S. Volunteers, colonel Forty-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers, commanding First Brigade, Second Division, assigned to duty according to his brevet rank, by paragraph 1, Special Orders, Numbers 109, headquarters Armies of the United State, October 22, 1864; Bvt. Brigadier General John C. Tidball, U. S. Volunteers, colonel Fourth New York Artillery, commanding Artillery Brigade, Ninth Army Corps, assigned to duty according to his brevet rank, by paragraph 21, Special Orders, Numbers 473, Adjutant-General's Office, December 29, 1864; Bvt. Brigadier General G. H. McKibbin, U. S. Volunteers, captain and assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, acting chief of staff, Second Division, not assigned to duty according to brevet rank.

I have the honor to be, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General, Commanding Corps.

FEBRUARY 11, 1865-10 p. m.

Major-General ORD:

Two of the enemy's gun-boats (wooden) are passing down the river.

C. A. HECKMAN,

Brigadier-General.