War of the Rebellion: Serial 045 Page 0110 N. C., VA., W. VA., MD., PA., ETC. Chapter XXXIX.

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

June 14, 1863-11. 15 p. m.

Brigadier-General KELLEY,

Harper's Ferry:

Your telegram received. Communicate to the Department anything you may learn of the result at Martinsburg, or of the enemy's movements in amy direction.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

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HARPER'S FERRY,

June 14, 1863-12 midnight.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

Nothing definitely known as to result of fight at Martinsburg. The forces there are believed to be falling back on this place, via Williamsport. Have nothing regarding movements of enemy since my last dispatch. Will keep you advised, as requested.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General.

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BALTIMORE, MD., June 14, 1863.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

I had already heard of the Seventh New York coming, and ordered transportation to be ready. There shall be no detention here.

ROBT. C. SCHENCK,

Major-General.

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BALTIMORE, June 14, 1863.

Brigadier General E. P. SCAMMON,

Charleston, W. Va.:

I do not hear from the Kanawha. Is all quiet along your lines? Ewell, with a division of Lee's army, is attacking us in the Valley, at Winchester, and trying to come down on the line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Martinsburg and Harper's Ferry.

ROBT. C. SCHENCK,

Major-General, Commanding.

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

June 14, 1863-11 a. m.

Major-General DIX,

Fort Monroe:

For the prompt removal of our sick and the military stores at Aquia to Alexandria, consequent upon the army movements now in progress, the Quartermaster's Department requires temporarily every available transport. You will please forward immediately to Aquia every transport not indispensable to your safety. The case is urgent, but merely temporary, and they will be sent back to you.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.