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day will be Scott. The column for a movement up the telegraph and plank roads will be got in readiness to move, but will not move until the General commanding communicates with you. I have the honor to be, General, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, John G. Parke, Chief of Staff. headquarters, Army of the Potomac, December 13, 1862--7 A. M. Major-General Joseph Hooker, commanding Center Division, Army of the Potomac: The General commanding directs that you place General Butterfield's corps and Whipple's division in position to cross at a moment's notice at the three upper bridges, in support of the other troops over the river; and the two remaining divisions of General Stoneman's corps in readiness to cross at the lower ford in support of General Franklin. The General commanding will meet you at headquarters (Phillip's House) very soon. Copies of instructions to General Sumner and General Franklin will be sent to you. I have the honor to be, General, ver
ed for the night by throwing into it General Daniel Butterfield's division of the Twentieth corps, ae determined to swing around and align with Butterfield, pushing up further towards the brink of thn old Kentuckian, who commands a brigade in Butterfield's division, was chosen to perform the work,anced to the attack, and Ward's brigade, of Butterfield's division, stormed a small fort, and captu the enemy's works. Hooker threw forward Butterfield's division against the enemy's strongest porrying line after line of rifle-pits, until Butterfield's division encountered a lunette of formidaion hurled them back in confusion. At last Butterfield charged forward and took a position under te repeated charges upon the enemy's works. Butterfield lost about five hundred; Geary one hundred;s, Hooker, Palmer, Logan, Elliott, Sickles, Butterfield, and a small host of Major and Brigadier Geieved by the Third and First divisions (Generals Butterfield and Geary commanding). The Third divide
ion at this point. The Third division (General Butterfield's) occupied the right, resting on the Sigade, which was sent in on the left of General Butterfield, was held in reserve in rear of the Sec pressed forward considerably in advance of Butterfield's division, and now found itself floating in triumph. About six o'clock. P. M., General Butterfield's division had deployed into position al, and rendered the position secure. General Butterfield and staff emulated the splendid bravery upon the main stay of fortifications. General Butterfield also got into position in his front eigillaism effectually. The fighting of General Butterfield's division (Third) on the twenty-second Davis, Hooker, with Geary on the left, and Butterfield on the right, leaving Williams in reserve odvance until this was effected. About noon Butterfield's division, commanded by Brigadier-General while it lasted. Ward, in command of General Butterfield's division, had left his trenches, and