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BALTIMORE, June 25, 1863-11 p. m.

Brigadier-General BRIGGS, Relay House:

Brigadier-General Lockwood, with his Eastern Shore (Maryland) brigade, left this morning for the Monocacy, where he will take command. In the meantime you will furnish the guard called for by the signal corps at Sugar Loaf Mountain.


Chief of Staff.

BALTIMORE, June 25, 1863-11 p. m.

Major-General BUTTERFIELD, Chief of Staff, Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

Map of Frederick County not to be gotten here, but at the Coast Survey Office, Washington. Lucas' maps of Maryland out of print, but publisher has telegraphed to Philadelphia for the plates; will print some to-morrow, and I will send them to you.



JUNE 25, 1863-11 p. m.

Honorable SECRETARY OF WAR, Washington, D. C.:

Ten thousand infantry, 700 cavalry, and twenty-four pieces of artillery passed through Chambersburg yesterday. Two thousand infantry, with cavalry, were at Shippensburg this morning. The above reliable and true. Have a general order, published in Chambersburg by Ewell, 22nd instant, relative to provost-marshal, &c. Reports say that Ewell, with 20, 000 men and forty to sixty pieces of artillery, is between Hagerstown and Shippensburg.



BALTIMORE, June 25, 1863-11. 39 p. m.

Major WM. M. ESTE, Jones House, Harrisburg, Pa.:

You will require all the officers and men of this army corps at Harrisburg, or whom you may find or hear of elsewhere, to report here at once, to rejoin their respective commands, excepting only those with General Milroy, whom General Couch declines to give up. You will send here also all trains and stores belonging to this command.


Major-General, Commanding.

WAR DEPARTMENT, June 25, 1863.

Major-General COUCH, Harrisburg:

You will furnish arms, ammunition, subsistence, transportation, and all needful supplies (excepting uniforms) to any troops that may