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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 22, 1863-4. 45 p. m.

Brigadier-General TYLER:

Please inform me what the enemy are about in your vicinity to-day. Have any of the infantry marched north from the Potomac?

HOOKER,

Major-General.

Baltimore, MD., June 22, 1863-10 p. m.

Honorable E. M. STANTON:

I have directed General Tyler to communicate, if can now, by flag of truce with the enemy at Winchester, to look after the wounded of Milroy's command, and obtain information of the dead. He is instructed, if the flag is received, to have Lieutenant-Colonel [Henry B.] Hunter, if there, provided and cared for. General Milroy did send a flag, but it was then not admitted, but met with the reply that the dead were all buried and the wounded well cared for.

ROBT. C. SCHENCK,

Major-General.

Baltimore, MD., June 22, 1863.

(Received 5. 30 p. m.)

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief:

Following has just been received by Mr. Smith:

MONOCACY, MD., June 22, 1863.

W. P. SMITH:

A squadron of regular United States cavalry are now in Frederick. No rebel cavalry this side of South Mountain, and the rebels are reported, and so believed by intelligent Union men now in Frederick, to have fallen back from Boonsborough. Three companies of cavalry will protect Frederick County, as not over 200 rebels have been this side of South Mountain.

G. R. DENNIS,

ROBT. C. SCHENCK,

Major-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, June 22, 1863-1. 30 p. m.

Major-General SCHENCK, Baltimore, Md.:

You will arrange with General Heintzelman the patrolling of the railroad between here and Baltimore. Additional troops from New York have been ordered to Baltimore.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

Baltimore, June 22, 1863-4 p. m.

Brigadier-General BRIGGS, Relay House, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Md.: I am to arrange with General Heintzelman for guarding and patrolling the railroad between Baltimore and Washington. He takes