War of the Rebellion: Serial 044 Page 0185 Chapter XXXIX. THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN.

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that part of Logstreet's has gone also. A second negro just across the river confirms the statement . I send a reconnaissance to find out the truth.

A. PLEASONTON,

Brigadier-General. -

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY Corps, June 13, 1863 -9 a. m.

Major-General HOOKER:

General Butterfield's dispatch just received . The negroes say Ewell took the road to Speryville. They are all traveling the same way. I am pushing reconnaissance in that direction . Ask Ingalls if he got my dispatch about Mosby.

A. PLEASONTON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding . -

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, June 13, 1863.

Major-General HOOKER:

Mr. Smith reports this morning that Ewell left Culpeper last Sunday morning, and Longstreet on Monday and Tuesday, for the Valley. Have parties over the river, and expect to know more to-day. Would it not be well for General Stahel to send out toward the Valley and see?

A. PLEASONTON,

Brigadier-General . -

SEPTEMBER 7, 1863.

Major-General Schenck then asked to have Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief., summoned as a witness, stating that he proposed to offer the testimony of General Halleck in connection with an article, which he produced to the court, published in the New York Times on or about the day on which the order was made for the convening of this court, and giving an account of the evacuation of Winchester, erroneous as to many of the facts stated, and reflecting on the conduct and character of Major-General Schenck and Milroy in that connection, and to prove by him that that article was written and sent for publication by some person employed or on duty at the headquarters of the army, or was made upon from data furnished from those headquarters.

ROBT. C. SCHENCK.

[Indorsement .]

SEPTEMBER 7, 1863.

Respectfully returned to Major-General Schenck . This communication refers to a matter with which the court has nothing to do .

ROBERT N. SCOTT,

Captain Fourth U. S. Infantry, Judge-Advocate .