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HDQRS. 11TH CORPS, Emmitsburg, July 6, 1863-1 p. m. (Received 6. 30 p. m.)

Colonel McINTOSH,

Commanding Cavalry:

The Eleventh Corps, Army of the Potomac, will arrive here very soon, and take position. Please inform me how your troops are located, and if there is any new from the enemy.

Respectfully, yours,


Major-General, Commanding.

P. S. -I understand the Sixth Corps it at Fairfield.


[General HOWARD:]

GENERAL: I am now engaging the enemy's rear guard. They have been passing on to this pike since yesterday. Lee's whole army passed through Fountain Dale and Monterey yesterday. I believe Sedgwick is at Fairfield now. I think they are making for Hagerstown.


P. S. -My camp is in front of Emmitsburg, on the Fairfield road.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS, July 6, 1863-1 p. m. (Received 6. 30 p. m.)

[General HOWARD:]

My troops are encamped at the junction of the Emmitsburg pike and the Fairfield road, the point designated in your dispatch of 10 a. m. I shall remain here until I hear from you or General Meade. Should orders reach you requiring me to more to-morrow, I bed that they may be sent as early as possible, in order that my start may be at daylight.

The First and Third Corps are passing me, en route to Emmitsburg. I hear nothing from General Sedgwick.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,


Major-General, Commanding.

[P. S.]-My headquarters are in the woods, just behind the junction of the roads.

ON THE WAYNESBOROUGH ROAD, July 6, 1863-3. 45 p. m.

Colonel A. J. ALEXANDER,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: I have advanced on the Waynesborough road about 2 miles from the point where the road diverges, one going to Fairfield, the other to Waynesborough.