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Clay's House, 5 P. M., 17th June, 1864.
General G. T. Beauregard, Petersburg, Va.:
At 4 P. M. was compelled to assault center of our former line held by enemy. We now hold entire line from Howlett's to Dunn's Mill. All prisoners from Tenth corps.

R. E. Lee, General. Official: W. H. Taylor, A. A. G.

Headquarters Drewry's Bluff, 10 P. M., 17th June, 1864.
General G. T. Beauregard, Petersburg, Ya.:
General Kershaw's division, which will camp to-night on Redwater creek, is ordered to continue its march to-morrow to Petersburg.

R. E. Lee, General. Official: W. H. Taylor, A. A. G.

Superintendent Richmond and Petersburg Railroad,
Richmond, Va.:
Please notify me when railroad is again in running order.

R. E. Lee, General.

Headquarters Drewry's Bluff, 10 P. M., 17th June, 1864.
Lieutenant-General Hill, Riddle's Shop via Meadow Station, Y. R. R. R'd:
Move your command promptly at 3 A. M. to-morrow for Chffin's Bluff. Cross the river and move to the Petersburg turnpike. There await further orders. Send to examine about bridges.

R. E. Lee, General. Official: W. H. Taylor, A. A. G.

Headquarters Army N. Va., June 18th, 1864.
General Wade Hampton, Vernon Church via Hanover Junction:
If Sheridan escapes you and gets to his transports at the White House you must lose no time in moving your command to our right near Petersburg. Keep yourself thoroughly advised of his movements and intentions as far as practicable.

R. E. Lee, General.

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