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LEESBURG, June 26, 1863.

General PLEASONTON:

Buford has just arrived. Devin's brigade could not cross this evening; it will report at Poolesville as soon after daylight to-morrow as possible. Picket line all complete. Budford's division all in camp here. Your dispatch just received; will be attended to.

A. J. ALEXANDER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS STAHEL'S DIVISION,

June 26, 1863-7 p. m.

Brigadier-General WILLIAMS,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

The general has gone on to Middlestown, where he has one brigade, and directs me to inform you that his headquarters to-night will be at that place. Our forces occupy Crampton's Pass, patrolling thoroughly in all directions, but without meeting any force of the enemy. We also hold South Pass [Turner's], and have heard of no enemy in that direction. So far as the general has been able to ascertain, there is no force of the enemy in the neighborhood of any of the gaps, nor do they appear to have any intention of coming this side. Our supply train is still detained at Edwards Ferry, suffering for feed, and our men are put of rations.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. BALDWIN, JR.,

Major, and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS STAHEL'S DIVISION,

Frederick City, Md., June 26, 1863.

Brigadier-General WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Your dispatch just received. The general has not returned from Middletown, as I stated in my lat dispatch to General Butterfield. We occupy South Pass [Turner's] and Crampton's Pass, patrolling thoroughly in all directions, but have not as yet met any of the enemy. The general may have further information when he returns, and will communicate it at once. We have one brigade in Middletown. Respectfully, your obedient servant.

H. BALDWIN, JR.,

Major, and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH CORPS,

Middletown, June 26, 1863-8. 15 p. m.

Major-General REYNOLDS,

Commanding Right Wing:

GENERAL: Your dispatch from Jefferson, by aide-de-camp, just received. After your aide left. I heard from my brigade commander, Colonel von Gilsa, at Crampton's Pass, that the Pass was occupied

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