War of the Rebellion: Serial 028 Page 0028 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XXXI.

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[October 10, 1862]- 1.30 p. m.


Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:

Captain Conger, Third Virginia Cavalry, whom I sent to Aldie last night with 60 cavalry, reports the following:

ALDIE, 6.30 P. M.

All right, Nobody here; all gone to Middleburg. First Lieutenant [George F.] Means rebel, of Ball's was cavalry, was killed yesterday in the fight; also one private and Captain Ball's brother wounded.

Captain Gardner from Centreville, has just come in with 45 men. We will move out toward Middleburg.


Major-General, Commanding.

OCTOBER 9-12, 1862.-Stuart's Expedition into Maryland and Pennsylvania.


October 10, 1862.- Skirmishes at McCoy's, or Kinsell's Ferry, and near Green Spring Furnace, Md.

Capture of Signal Station on Fiarview Heights, Md.

Capture of Chambersburg, Pa.

11, 1862.- Skirmish near Gettysburg, Pa.

12, 1862.- Skirmish near month of the Monocacy, Md.

Skirmish at White's Ford, Md.


Numbers 1.- Major General John E. Wool, U. S. Army, commanding the Middle Department.

Numbers 2.- Major General George B. McClellan, U. S. Army, commanding army of the Potomac.

Numbers 3.-Major Albert J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer, U. S. Army.

Numbers 4.-Brigadier General John R. Kenly, U. S. Army, commanding at Williamsport.

Numbers 5.-Captain Thomas Logan, Twelfth Illinois Cavalry.

Numbers 6.-Brigadier General Alfred Pleasonton, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry division.

Numbers 7.-Brigadier General William W. Averel U. S. Army, commanding First Cavalry Brigade.

Numbers 8.-Colonel Richard H. Rush, Sixth Pennsylvania Cavalry.

Numbers 9.-Brigadier General George Stoneman, U. S. Army, commanding division.

Numbers 10.- Brigadier General J. H. Hobart Ward, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade.

Numbers 11.-Colonel Henry G. Staples, Third maine Infantry.

Numbers 12.-Lieutenant Colonel Moses B. Lakeman, Third Maine Infantry.

Numbers 13.-Colonel Elijah Wlaker, Fourth Maine Infantry.

Numbers 14.-Colonel Thomas W. Egan, Fortieth New York Infantry.

Numbers 15.-Lieutenant Colonel Ewind R. Biles, Ninety-ninth Pennsylvania Infantry.

Numbers 16.-General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding Army of Northern Virginia.

Numbers 17.-Major General J. E. B. Stuart, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Division.

Numbers 18.-Brigadier General Wade Hampton, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Brigade.

Numbers 19.-Correspondence and orders relating to movements of the Union forces.