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burg, excepting a few infantry, I was compelled to send all the rebel prisoners, excepting three or four, to Fort Warren. I have only about 400 men to the guns of nine forts in the harbor of New York.

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HARRISBURG, PA., July 5, 1863.

(Coy received, War Department, 9. 20 p. m.)

QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL, Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

I am sending 500 horses to your army, which will arrive to-morrow morning. Have an agent ready to receive them. They go by way of York and Hanover Junction.

D. N. COUCH,

Major-General.

COLUMBIA, [July 5, 1863.]

Major General D. N. COUCH, Harrisburg:

Can the citizens take their stock over the river from Columbia to Wrightsville? This morning they are getting desperate. They are ferrying below and above.

W. P. STONE,

Captain of Ford-Boat.

[JULY 5, 1863.]

Major BURT, Carlisle:

No horses, cattle, carriages, or teams of any description are to be suffered to pass from Carlisle southward.

By order of Major-General Couch:

WAYNE McVEAGH,

Major, and Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS, Baltimore, July 5, 1863.

Colonel A. BECKWITH,

Aide-de-Camp, Commissary of Subsistence:

Have just received your telegram, and Colonel Clarke's, 10. 25 p. m. Will go up in the morning. Have a train now loaded at this place with 100, 000 marching rations. Sullivan will load up another 10, 000 to-morrow. You had better send up another 100, 000 also.

A. P. PORTER.

NEW YORK, July 5, 1863. (Received 11 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

The glorious news from the army fills the Copperheads with dismay.

Governor Seymour was compelled to omit from his speech at the academy of Music yesterday a fierce attack upon the war