War of the Rebellion: Serial 044 Page 0208 N. C., VA., W VA., MD., PA., ETC. Chapter XXXIX.

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ADDENDA.

BALTIMORE, MD., June 15, 1863- 7. 30 a. m.

General AVERELL, Buckhannon:

Instead of remaining Grafton as the point of concentration, you will push eastward, with all the means of re-enforcing you can command, to New Creek . The enemy are believed to be this morning in Martinsburg, but we hold Harper's Ferry and Winchester .

DONN PIATT,

Chief of Staff.

(Same to Colonel Mulligan, or officer in command at Grafton .)

[Inclosure C.]

NEW CREEK, June 16, 1863-5, 30 p. m.

General AVERELL:

No force at Cumberland . It was ordered here yesterday By General Kelley. I have a troop of cavalry seeking the information desired. Scout the Springfield road all night without report of enemy.

JAS. A . MULLIGAN,

Colonel, Commanding .

[Inclosure D.]

NEW CREEK, June 17, 1863.

(Received Grafton, 10. 30 p. m.)

General W. W. AVERELL:

A sufficient guard will be left to protect the stores at Clarksburg and Webster .

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General . -

NEW CREEK, June 17, 1863.

(Received Grafton, June 17, -p. m.)

Brigadier-General AVERELL:

When your cavalry is ready to move to New Creek, direct it to march on the Northwestern, and via Oakland and Altamont.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General .

- NEW CREEK, June 17, 1863.

(Received Grafton, June 17-12 m.)

General AVERELL:

The first orders was, your whole force be sent to New Creek, and report to me . At my earnest suggestion, the order was rescinded, as far as regards beverly ; you will, therefore execute the order, leaving the necessary guard at Clarksburg and Webster to protect our stores .

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General .