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infantry) are with Milroy himself, at Bloody Run, near Bedford, Pa., where there are assembled about 2, 500 of the division.

ROBT. C. SCHENCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 23, 1863-11. 41 p. m.

General TYLER, Sandy Hook:

Give us full information of any and all fords on the Shenandoah, practicable and otherwise; also bridges.

DANL. BUTTRFIELD,

Major-General.

Harrisburg, PA., June 23, 1863.

Major-General MILROY, Bloody Run:

A force of the enemy's cavalry occupy Chambersburg. Keep your scouts well out in that direction, in order to cut them off in case they advance too far.

D. N. COUCH,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPT., 8TH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 168.

Baltimore, Md., June 23, 1863.

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VII. Major-General Milroy, U. S. Volunteers, will collect together as rapidly as possible all troops belonging to the Second Division of this army corps, now assembled at Bloody Run, or being elsewhere in Pennsylvania, and proceed with them, without delay, to this city, and report at these headquarters for further orders. He will also secure all trains, baggage wagons, and other property belonging to this department, and forward them to this city. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.

* * * * * * * By command of Major-General Schenck:

WM. H. CHESEBROUGH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT MONROE, VA., June 23, 1863-8 p. m.

Major-General HALLECK,

General-in-Chief:

I have moved a considerable force up the York, and am just leaving to join it. I will communicate with you daily henceforth. I hope to land at the White House to-morrow. It was known at Richmond, as I learn through our flag-of-truce boat, that we were sending troops from Suffolk the evening of the day the first regiment left. It is no doubt known now that we are going up to the White House of West Point.

JOHN A DIX.