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LEESBURG, June 27, 1863.

GENERAL PLEASONTON:

GENERAL: Did not get here until 1 a. m. Will cross as soon as possible, and push on to Frederick.

GREGG,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY, June 27, 1863.

GENERAL GREGG, LEESBURG:

Dispatch received. As soon as you can move your command, telegraph the engineer officer at Edwards Ferry, that he may make his arrangements to take up one of the bridges. Keep yourself advised of the crossing of the different corps. The Sixth is the last.

A. PLEASONTON,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, Leesburg, Va., June 27, 1863.

Brigadier-General GREGG,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: I have the honor to inclose you a map of this country. The major-general commanding directs that you march your command to Frederick City by the most direct route, and with the utmost expedition consistent with the condition of your horses. Your train will push on the same point as soon as possible. These headquarters will be at Frederick City to-night.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. J. ALEXANDER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LEESBURG, June 27, 1863.

General A. PLEASONTON:

Buford's column is in motion for the bridge. General Gregg here, all right. Will be over at once.

A. J. ALEXANDER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

POINT OF ROCKS, June 27, 1863-10 a. m.

(Received 10. 47 a. m.)

Major-General BUTTERFIELD:

Direct that the cavalry be sent well to the advance of Frederick, in the direction of Gettysburg and Emmitsburg, and see what they can of the movements of the enemy.

JOSEPH HOOKER,

Major-General.