War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0949 Chapter LVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS,

March 13, 1865-11.40 a.m.

Colonel G. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

No changes in line to report. Five deserters from Gordon's division last night.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

March 13, 1865-1.20 p.m.

Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

We have two deserters to-night from Cooke's brigade. They say they were under arms two hours before daylight yesterday morning, having seem our troops massing in the Cummings house field on Saturday. I get no other information from them. Do you wish to have them sent up to-night?

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

March 13, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel CHARLES A. WHITTIER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

COLONEL: I respectfully request that Colonel Oliver Edwards, Thirty-seventh Massachusetts Volunteers, brevet brigadier-general U. S. Volunteers, be ordered to report to me to command the First Brigade of this division, in place of Brevet Brigadier-General Macy, who has been ordered to report to army headquarters for special duty.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

NELSON A. MILES,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

CITY POINT, March 13, 1865.

Major-General WARREN,

Commanding:

Please have Colonel [Major] Wagstaff, Ninety-first New York Volunteer, come down here this evening, bringing his personal baggage with him.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

CITY POINT, March 13, 1865.

Major-General WARREN:

Has Major Wagstaff, Ninety-first New York Volunteer, received orders to report at these headquarters? If he has not, please order him to report in time to take the morning train.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.