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Doc. 77. operations in Virginia. General Butler's despatch. off City Point, Va., May 5, 1864. Lieutenant-General Grant, Commanding Armies of the United States, Washington, D. C.: We have seized Wilson's wharf landing. A brigade of Wild's colored troops are there. At Fort Powhatan landing two regiments of the same brigade have landed. At City Point Hinks' division, with the remaining troops and battery, have landed. The remainder of both the Eighteenth and Tenth Army Corps are
g troops during the night — a hazardous service in the face of the enemy. Benj. F. Butler, Major-General Commanding. A. F. Puffer, Captain and A. D. C.
A National account.
steamer Grayhound, off Fort Powhatan, James river, Va., Thursday, May 5, 1864.
The movement of the Union army in this direction, which, for weeks past, has been vaguely expected, commenced this morning.
To Major-General Butler is exclusively due whatever credit shall result from the inception and execution of