War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0564 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS,

February 15, 1865.

Bvt. Colonel J. C. DUANE,

Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac:

The picket-line of this corps crosses Hatcher's Run about 200 yards below Armstrong's Mill, and extends to the right of Griffin's division.

C. A. WHITTIER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 15, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel C. A. WHITTIER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

COLONEL: In compliance with circular of the 10th instant from headquarters Army of the Potomac, I have the honor to submit the following report of men of this command who distinguished themselves for gallantry and good conduct in the actions of the 5th, 6th, and 7th of February: Sergt. Michael Fether, Company H, One hundred and tenth Pennsylvania Volunteers; Sergt. G. W. Gooderham, Company D, One hundred and tenth Pennsylvania Volunteers-they being the first to place the colors on the rebel works in the charge at Hatcher's Run, February 5; Corpl. James Haas, Company G, Fifty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers; Private Daniel Jordan, Company G, Fifty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers-for volunteering their services to ascertain the whereabouts of the enemy, which was successfully performed.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. DE TROBRIAND,

Brigadier-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 15, 1865-9 a. m.

Brevet Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

I have the honor to report all quiet in my front during the last twenty-four hours. One thousand men are at work this morning on the defenses near Hatcher's Run.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 15, 1865.

General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

I have just sent up two more deserters from Pegram's division, who fully confirm all the others have said. They say their army is very much dispirited and starving, and that they know three-fourths of the men in ranks would make an unconditional surrender now. They are building their new line back at Burgess' Mill, and are ready to run out a new line at Dabney's Mill at short notice, only one division