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[21] and missing. Negotiations under a flag of truce are now pending. Probably Grant wants to bury the dead between the lines. Permission was granted to water his wounded. I observed several citizens from the enemy's line take part in this act of humanity. They were probably members of the sanitary committee. I saw also a woman standing in the Yankee breastworks. We indulge a hope that our brigade will be relieved to-night and return to its quiet position on the right.

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