War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0990 N. AND SE.VA., W.VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

March 15, 1865-11.40 a.m.

Bvt. Major General A. S. WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

The enemy were probably relieving their line at the point of reported advancing. All is quiet there now and no indications of any increase of force but on the picket-line.

JNO. G. PARKE,

Major-General.

[Indorsement.]

Forward to General Webb at headquarters Sixth Corps.

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION,

March 15, 1865-10.15 a.m.

Colonel LYDIG,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Ninth Corps:

The enemy are reported to be advancing several regiments on my left. I am in readiness.

ROBERT B. POTTER,

Brevet Major-General.

MARCH 15, 1865-8.15 p.m.

COMMANDING OFFICER SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION:

It is unofficially reported here that one of the commissioned officers of your division was shot to-day. Is this so? Please report officially. A report from you should be rendered every morning by telegraph, relating all that has occurred during the previous twenty-four hours of sufficient importance to be laid before the commanding general. Please state when nothing of special interest occurs.

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Brevet Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY DIVISION,

March 15, 1865.

Major-General WEBB,

Chief of Staff:

No such occurrence as that you mention. Two men were wounded on scout last night. I have just learned the enemy have pulled up the bridge on the plank road over Warwick Swamp and burned the bridge at Lee's Mill since this a.m. Both can be repaired in a few hours.

H. E. DAVIS, Jr.,

Brigadier-General.