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ore I could reorganize the laborers for the engineers. Keeping, then, only small bodies of troops at Harwood's and Young's Mills, and at Ship Point, I distributed my remaining forces along the Warwick line, embracing a front from Yorktown to Minor's farm of twelve miles, and from the latter place to Mulberry Island Point of one and a half miles. I was compelled to place in Gloucester Point, Yorktown, and Mulberry Island, fixed garrisons amounting to six thousand men, my whole force bevanced and took possession of Harwood's Mills. He had advanced in two heavy columns--one along the old York road, and the other along the Warwick road, and, on the 5th of April. appeared simultaneously along the whole front of our line, from Minor's farm to Yorktown. I have no accurate data upon which to base an exact statement of his force, but, from various sources of information, I was satisfied that I had before me the enemy's Army of Potomac, under the command of Gen. McClellan,