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CHAMBERSBURG, July 10, 1863-9 p. m.

Brigadier-General SMITH:

Note received, &c. I cannot give you an order to join Meade, not knowing about your position in reference to the Army of the Potomac. With my present force, if you go forward, I must remain here for a time. If it is in accordance with Meade's wishes, go by all means. Captain Potter will see you to-night and explain matters.

There is no difficulty in getting provisions now. I have set that all right. Provisions have been sent to Gettysburg for you. Let me know if you leave.

Respectfully, yours,

D. N. COUCH,

Major-General.

[P. S.]-I ordered 1, 000 pairs of shoes from Shippensburg for you, to be brought here to-day.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, July 10, 1863-1 p. m.

Major-General DIX,

Fort Monroe, Va.:

Send the troops first; all you can possibly spare.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

FORT MONROE, VA., July 10, 1863.

(Received 9. 45 a. m.)

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief:

Gordon's division and four batteries of artillery are embarking at Yorktown, and two regiments of infantry at Norfolk. Two more brigades will embark as soon as I have transportation. I expect steamers back to-day. Have no transports for army wagons.

JOHN A. DIX,

Major-General.

Troops in the Department of Washington, Major General Samuel P.

Heintzelman, U. S. Army, commanding, July 10, 1863.

GENERAL HEADQUARTERS.

5th New York Cavalry, Company I, Captain George C. Morton.

ARTILLERY CAMP OF INSTRUCTION. *

Brigadier General WILLIAM F. BARRY.

Michigan Light, 10th Battery, New York Light, 27th Battery, Captain John C. Schuetz. Captain John B. Eaton.

1st New York Light, Battery A, Ohio Light, 12th Battery, Captain Thomas H. Bates. Aaron C. Johnson.

New York Light, 17th Battery, W. Virginia Light, Battery A, Captain George T. Anthony. Lieutenant George Furst.

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*Battery B, Maryland Artillery; the 12th, 30th, and 32nd New York Batteries; Battery C, 1st Pennsylvania Artillery; and the Keystone (Pennsylvania) Battery, sent to the Army of the Potomac since last return.

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