War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0692 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 25, 1865.

General A. S. WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

I am directed by General Warren to say that two deserters came in this morning from the Tenth Virginia Cavalry, and were immediately sent to your headquarters. They were ignorant of any movements of the enemy.

W. T. GENTRY,

Captain and Acting Assistant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

February 25, 1865.

General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: I propose to go to City Point on the 6.35 p. m. train, if there be no objections.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

February 25, 1865-4.10 p. m.

Major General G. K. WARREN:

There are no objections to your going to City Point at 6.35 p. m. Tell Mrs. W. I could not get over.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 51.

Near Hatcher's Run, Va., February 25, 1865.

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III. The Second Division will, until further orders,picket that portion of the line between hatcher's Run and the Goshen farm, relieving the pickets of the First and Third Divisions now on that line.

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By command of Major-General Warren:

W. T. GENTRY,

Captain, Seventeenth Infantry, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

February 25, 1865.

Bvt. Colonel F. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifth Corps:

COLONEL: I have been informed that some of the regular regiments of infantry are soon again to join this army. I trust it will be recollected that the regulars belonged to my division when taken away, and that none others have taken their place, and that steps will be taken to return them to me.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. B. AYRES,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.