HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS, Numbers 7. February 20, 1865.
During the temporary absence of Lieutenant-Colonel William, acting assistant inspector-general, Major T. L. Livermore, acting assistant inspector-general, will perform the duties of assistant inspector-general of the corps.
By command of Brevet Major-General Miles:
CHAS. A. WHITTIER,
HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,
February 20, 1865.
Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Hdqrs. Army of the Potomac:
I respectfully report all quiet on our front during the last twenty-four hours. Nine deserters were received yesterday from the Fifth and Seventh Louisiana.
S. W. CRAWFORD,
Brevet Major-General, Commanding.
HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,
February 20, 1865. (Received 10.50 a. m.)
Colonel G. D. RUGGLES,
Nothing of importance has occurred on the lines of this corps within the last twenty-four hours.
H. G. WRIGHT,
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,
February 20, 1865-8. 35 p. m.
Commanding Sixth Corps:
The major-general commanding desires to see Major-General Getty to-morrow morning. Please notify him.
Your obedient servant,
ALEX. S. WEBB,
Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.
HDQRS. SIXTH ARMY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 7. February 20, 1865.
To guard against all chance of surprise at least one-tenth of the force will hereafter be kept constantly under arms upon the lines of defense held by this corps, sentinels being kept posted along this line at intervals of fifty yards. The above numbers will be in addition to picket details and the assigned garrisons of the forts. To guard still