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,
HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, March 3, 1865. [Received 9.35 a.m.]
Chief of Staff:
Nothing new to report. Deserters not yet arrived.
JNO. G. PARKE,
HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS, March 3, 1865. [Received 11.55 a.m.]
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,
CITY POINT, VA., March 3, 1865.
You can remain until to-morrow.
U. S. GRANT,
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE JAMES, March 3, 1865.
Brevet Brigadier-General SHARPE,
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.