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Abstract from tri-monthly return of the Middle Department (Eight Army Corps), Major General John E. Wool commanding, for November 10, 1862, headquarters Baltimore, Md.

Present for duty

Command. Officer Men. Aggregat Aggrega

s e te

present present

and

absent

Department staff 30 - 30 30

Baltimore and vicinity 233 5,076 5,860 6,742

Philadelphia 3 - 3 3

Attached 4 134 175 394

Annapolis 51 1,365 1,553 1,827

Relay House 31 832 982 1,000

Fort Delaware 19 500 621 660

Eastern Shore 63 1,157 1,309 1,407

Miscellaneous 164 3,937 4,547 4,600

garrisons

Total 598 13,001 15,080 16,663

Paroled prisoners* 127 5,076 5,281 7,069

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

November 11, 1862.

General M. C. MEIGS, Washington:

Your dispatch received. I will communicate with General Ingalls, and reply in full after I have received an answer to my dispatch sent to General Halleck, yesterday, which you have probably seen.

A. E. BURNSIDE.

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

Warrenton, November 11, 1862.

General G. W. CULLUM, Chief of Staff:

I respectfully request an answer, as early as possible, to my dispatch forwarded yesterday by Captain Neil.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

WASHINGTON, November 11, 1862-12 m.

Major General AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE:

Your dispatch was received at 9 p.m. It is now in the hands of the President. I hope to be able to answer it soon. Where can I best meet you to-morrow on the railroad?

H. W. HALLECK.

General-in-Chief.

BARBEE'S CROSS-ROADS,

November 11, 1862-9.30 a.m.

GENERAL: I communicated, according to your request, with Generals Whipple and Piatt. While there, your dispatch came,stating that the

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*Added in total on return, but deducted on abstract.

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