War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 1162 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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he may require. Major Johnson's battalion artillery is near your headquarters and at your disposal, if it be required. Colonel Haskell is commanding Gary's cavalry brigade.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

January 30, 1865.

Major General J. K. KERSHAW,

Commanding Division:

Scouts report a movement of the enemy's cavalry on the Charles City road, also on the Williamsburg road. You will have your command in readiness to move to-morrow morning early, if required to do so.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

January 30, 1865.

Colonel H. C. CABELL,

Acting Chief of Artillery, First Corps:

Scouts report the enemy's cavalry as pushing up the Charles City and Williamsburg roads. I have ordered Hakell's and Johnson's battalions of artillery to be ready to move, if required, early to-morrow morning. The command will be under arms.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

January 30, 1865.

Major MARMADUKE JOHNSON,

Commanding Artillery Battalion:

You will have your battalion of artillery harnessed up and ready for action early to-morrow morning. You will hold yourself ready to obey any call made on you by General Benning, commanding Field's division.

Respectfully, &c.,

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA,

January 30, 1865.

Brigadier General B. GRIMES,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The general commanding desires you to have your division prepared to move promptly in the morning, should you receive orders to that effect. Have everything in readiness to move without delay. It may be necessary to send you to the north side of the James River.

Very respectfully,

W. H. TAYLOR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.