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BUCKHANNON, W. VA., February 18, 1865.

Colonel N. WILKINSON, Clarksburg:

Scout from Beverly reports that he saw a squad of Eighth Ohio, from Philippi, yesterday in Beverly. Said they had a skirmish with about thirty or forty rebels beyond Beverly, and were pursued some distance by them. Captured one man and several horses from the enemy.

H. C. RIZER,

Lieutenant-Colonel.

CITY POINT, VA., February 19, 1865.

Brigadier General R. INGALLS, Washington, D. C.:

The department here is entirely out of coal. Mulford's flag-of-truce boats are unable to go down the river for want of fuel. Please see whether coal cannot be hurried forward.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 19, 1865-10.55 a. m.

Colonel G. D. RUGGLES, Assistant Adjutant-General:

Nothing to report. Five deserters from Heth's division came in last night.

NELSON A. MILES,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

February 19, 1865.

Bvt. Major JOHN N. CRAIG,

Asst. Adjt. General, Artillery Hdqrs., Army of the Potomac:

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that the batteries of this command occupy the following positions of this date, viz:

Position. Battery. Guns. Commanding

officer.

Fort Gregg. M, 1st New Four 3-inch. Captain

Hampshire George K.

Artillery. Dakin.

Fort Sampson. C and I, Fifth Four light 12- First

U. S. pounders. Lieutenant V.

Artillery. H. Stone.

Battery in K, 4th U. S. ....do....... Lieutenant E.

front of Fort Artillery. S. Smith.

Cummings.

Battery right 11th New York Six 3-inch. First

of West Battery. Lieutenant

Moreland George W.

chimneys. Davey.

Battery left B, 1st New Six light 12- Captain A. J.

of Jersey pounders. Clark.

Westmoreland Artillery.

chimneys.

Battery near 10th Six 3-inch. First

Tucker house. Massachusetts Lieutenant J.

Battery. W. Adams.

In park. B, 1st Rhode Six light 12- First

Island pounders. Lieutenant W.

Artillery. B. Westcott.

In park near 12th New York Four light 12- Captain C. A.

Patrick's Battery. pounders. Clark.

Station.

In reserve. C, 4th New Six Coehorn Second

York mortars. Lieutenant

Artillery. William S.

Ball.

Train guards. L, 4th New ............. Second

York Lieutenant

Artillery. Frank Seymour.

Ninth Corps G, 1st New Six light 12- Captain S. A.

line. York pounders. McClellan.

Artillery.

F, 1st Six 3-inch. Lieutenant J.

Pennsylvania F. Campbell.

Artillery.

3rd New Jersey Six light 12- Bvt. Major C.

Battery. pounders. Woerner.

6th Maine .....do...... Lieutenant

Battery. Samuel

Thurston.

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