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Headquarters eights ARMY CORPS, Baltimore, June 24, 1863-4. 45 p. m.

Major-General HALLECK,

General-in-Chief:

I knew Tyler was mistaken. He has now at Maryland Heights 8, 494 effective men for duty. Quite enough.

ROBT. C. SCHENCK,

Major-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, June 24, 1863-9. 30 p. m.

Major-General SCHENCK, Baltimore, Md.:

Report the number of your troops in Baltimore, and all re-enfrocements, as they arrive. A movable column should be organized as soon as possible.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

WASHINGTON, June 24, 1863-8. 55 a. m.

Major-General COUCH, Harrisburg, Pa.:

Have you any reports of the enemy moving into Pennsylvania? And, if any, what?

A. LINCOLN.

Harrisburg, June 24, 1863-9. 30 a. m.

(Received 10. 08 a. m.)

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States:

Rebel cavalry are this side of Chambersburg. Scouts from Gettysburg report 7, 000 at Greencastle. Deserters say A. P. Hill and Longstreet are across the Potomac; 40, 000. Ten deserters in at McConnellsburg from Ewell's forces, say the latter is at Greencastle, with 30, 000 men and thirty pieces of artillery. Two lieutenants taken prisoners say that Lee's headquarters are at Millwood, 12 miles from Winchester.

D. N. COUCH,

Major-General.

(Sent to Major-General Hooker, 12. 25 p. m.)

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTH ARMY CORPS, Baltimore,

June 24, 1863-3 p. m.

Brigadier-General TYLER, Harper's Ferry, W. Va.:

General Milroy's inspection report from Bloody Run shows present there of the First New York Cavalry, 18 officers and 284 non-commissioned officers and privates; of the Twelfth Pennsylvania Cavalry, 23 officers and 274 non-commissioned officers and privates; of the