284 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. [CHAP. XLVIII.
It was under difficulties of this character that the several officers
of the corps sought to render service. During the operations in the
vicinity of Cold Harbor, six stations of observation were established
and various movements of the enemy discovered. *
I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient.
B. F. FISHER,
Major and Chief Signal Officer, Army of the Potomac.
Brig. Gen. S. WILLIAMS,
Report of Brig. Gen. Henry J. Hunt, U. S. Army, Chief of Artillery.
ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, ARTILLERY HEADQUARTERS,
October 31, 1864.
GENERAL : I have the honor to submit the following report of the
operations of the artillery of this army during the present campaign,
commencing May 4, 1864, and ending October 31, 1864 :
On May 4, the artillery was distributed, organized, and commanded
as follows : The artillery of the Second Army Corps (Major-General
Hancock) consisted of nine batteries of six guns each, or thirty
Napoleons (light 12-pounders), and twenty-four 3-inch rifled ordnance
guns, 46 officers, 1,395 enlisted men, and 1,095 horses, and of one
battalion (Lieutenant-Colonel Allcock's) of the Fourth New York
Foot Artillery, 19 officers and 517 men. The whole constituted a
brigade, under the command of Col. J. C. Tidball, Fourth New York
BATTERIES OF THE SECOND CORPS.
Brown's (B), 1st Rhode Island
Ames' (G), 1st New York
Gilliss' (C and I) 5th United States
Roder's (K), 4th United States
Dow's, 6th Maine
Arnold's (A), 1st Rhode Island 6
Sleeper's, 10th Massachusetts 6
Ricketts' (F), 1st Pennsylvania 6
Edgell's (A), 1st New Hampshire 6
The artillery of the Fifth Army Corps (Major-General Warren)
consisted of eight batteries of six guns each, or twenty-four Napo-
leons, eighteen 3-inch ordnance, and six 10-pounder Parrott guns,
44 officers, and 1,470 enlisted men, and 914 horses ; and of one bat-
talion (Major Arthur's) Fourth New York Foot Artillery, 12 officers,
432 men, constituting a brigade, under the command of Col. C. S.
Wainwright, First New York Light Artillery.
BATTERIES OF THE?ª FIFTH CORPS.
Stewart's (B), 4th United States, 6 Na-
Winslow's (D), 1st New York, 6 Napo-
(1-1), 1st New York, 6 Napoleons.
Martin's (C), Massachusetts, 6 Napoleons.
Rittenhouse's (D), 5th United States, 6
Phillips' (E), Massachusetts, 6 3-inch.
Reynolds' (E and L), 1st New York, 6
Cooper's (B), 1st Pennsylvania, 6 3-inch.
* For continuation of report, see yol. XL, Part I.