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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS, March 3, 1865. [Received 10.35 a.m.]

Bvt. Major General A. S. WEBB:

Nothing of importance has occurred within my lines during past twenty-four hours. Thirty-six deserters from the enemy, twenty-one bringing arms.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, March 3, 1865. [Received 9.35 a.m.]

Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

Nothing new to report. Deserters not yet arrived.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, March 3, 1865. [Received 11.55 a.m.]

Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff.

Five deserters from Johnson's division came in last night. It is t too thick and foggy to observe enemy's lines this a.m.

JOHN G. PARKE,

Major-General.

CITY POINT, VA., March 3, 1865.

Major-General ORD,

Fort Monroe:

You can remain until to-morrow.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE JAMES, March 3, 1865.

Brevet Brigadier-General SHARPE,

City Point:

Forty-six deserters to-day. No movements. Still the same story of demoralization. Rumors of Petersburg about to be evacuated and the building of a line in rear. Tobacco and machinery being shipped from Richmond.

FRED. L. MANNING,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Provost-Marshal-General.