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until further orders. The headquarters of this corps will remain, here for a day or two. What time does your corps start, and what way will it take? Please inform me if these orders given by me are satisfactory.

F. SIGEL,

Major-General.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEFENSES OF WASHINGTON, November 1, 1862.

Respectfully furnished for the information of Major-General McClellan.

S. P. HEINTZELMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, November 1, 1862-9.45 a. m.

General S. P. HEINTZELMAN,

Commanding at Washington:

The general commanding desires you to report at what time your corps will march, and where it will probably encamp to-night.

Please communicate the order to General Sigel for his movement to-morrow.

R. B. MARCY,

Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS DEFENSES OF WASHINGTON, November 1, 1862-11.55 a. m.

Brigadier General R. B. MARCY,

Chief of Staff, Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

Sickles' division is on the march, via Little River pike.

Orders given to Sigel, as required.

S. P. HEINTZELMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, November 1, 1862-1 p. m.

General HEINTZELMAN:

The commanding general directs me to inform you that he has this morning sent an order direct to General Bayard to effect a junction with this army at the earliest practicable moment. This order would have ben sent through you, but the general was fearful that you might be occupied in getting off your corps, and that this might delay this movement.

R. B. MARCY,

Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, November 1, 1862-3 p. m.

General FITZ JOHN PORTER,

Commanding Fifth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Your note just received. General Couch has been ordered to march early to-morrow morning to Snickersville, where, if he