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our whole command in readiness to move at once, as soon as the fog lifts. The watchword, which, if possible, should be given to every company, will be Scott. I have the honor to be, General, Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Jno. G. Parke, Chief of Staff. Headquartes, Army of the Potomac, December 13, 1862--6 A. M. Major-General E. V. Sumner, commanding Right Grand Division, Army of the Potomac: The General commanding directs that you extend the left of your command to Deeeral 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, very respectfully, Your obedient Servant, Jno. G. Parke, Chief of Staff. It should be mentioned, that on the evening of the twelfth I ordered General Stoneman, with two divisions of his corps, to a point near the lower bridges, as supports for General Franklin. The forces now under the comm
g to their arm of the service, will report to Brigadier-General Benham, to be added to the defences of City Point. Major-General Parke will be left in command of all the army left for holding the lines about Petersburg and City Point, subject, of coon plank-road. The position of the troops, from left to right, was as follows: Sheridan, Warren, Humphreys, Ord, Wright, Parke. Everything looked favorable to the defeat of the enemy, and the capture of Petersburg and Richmond, if the proper effHumphreys drove the enemy from his front into his main line on the Hatcher, near Burgess' Mills. Generals Ord, Wright and Parke made examinations in their fronts to determine the feasibility of an assault on the enemy's lines. The two latter reportthem in Petersburg, while General Humphreys pushed forward with two divisions and joined General Wright on the left. General Parke succeeded in carrying the enemy's main line, capturing guns and prisoners, but was unable to carry his inner line. G
thinly held, orders were sent to Major-Generals Wright and Parke to attack the next morning at four. About seven P. M., intlry and Fifth corps at Five Forks, orders were sent to Generals Parke and Wright to open their batteries and press the enemyh the Twenty-fourth and part of the Second corps. Major-General Parke's attack at four A. M. was also successful, carrying it was found he held a second and inner line, which Major-General Parke was unable to carry. Receiving a despatch during the morning from Major-General Parke, reporting his being pressed by the enemy, the troops left in City Point defences, under Band Brevet Brigadier-General Collis, were ordered up to General Parke's support; their prompt arrival enabling them to render material assistance to General Parke in holding his lines. So soon as Major-General Wright's success was reported, Major-was over. At three A. M. of the second of April, Major-Generals Parke and Wright reported no enemy in their front, when,