War of the Rebellion: Serial 015 Page 0120 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., AND MD. Chapter XXIV.

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Your attention is called to my letter of the 7th instant, inclosing General Orders, Numbers 4, to which your response has not been received.

Very respectfully, &c.,

FRED. MYERS,

Captain and Chief Quartermaster.

H.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK,

CHIEF QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE,

Opposite Fredericksburg, May 15, 1862.

Captain JUSTIN HODGE,

Assistant Quartermaster, General Augur's Brigade:

In answer to your letter of the 13th instant I would state that Mr. J. H. Hoffman should make his affidavit of the facts in reference to the corn taken by the troops at Belle Plain, for which no receipts were taken, to accompany your statement and explanation in reference thereto. For the corn taken up by you your receipt in duplicate should be given, blank copies of which I herewith inclose.

You will also find inclosed General Orders, Numbers 8, in reference to all supplies taken up from citizens.

Very respectfully, &c.,

FRED. MYERS,

Captain and Chief Quartermaster.

I.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK,

CHIEF QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE,

Opposite Fredericksburg, May 24, 1862.

Captain H. A. LACY,

Assistant Quartermaster, at Depot:

You will without delay take possession, for the use of the United States of a lot of lumber at the saw-mill near the headquarters of General McCall, for the purpose of constructing temporary warehouses, sheds, stables, &c.

You will call upon Brigadier-General Doubleday, commanding at this place, for what assistance you may require in erecting such buildings.

By order of Major-General McDowell:

FRED. MYERS,

Major and Chief Quartermaster.

TWENTY-FIFTH DAY.

COURT-ROOM, COR. FOURTEENTH ST. AND PA. AVE.,

Washington, D. C., December 19, 1862.

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The recorder then read from the official books of telegrams received at and sent from the Headquarters of Department of the Rappahannock the following telegrams, which are appended to the proceedings of this day,* as follows:

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*Omitted from appendix, to appear in chronological order in "Correspondence, etc.," Part III.

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