CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 20, 1863.
Unless the commanding general receives information requiring a movement, the troops will remain in their several camps during to-morrow. By command of Major-General Meade:
GETTYSBURG, July 20, 1863.
Your telegram received. Union wounded sent off, 11, 552; remaining. 2, 151-500 of whom can be moved at once. Rebel wounded sent off, 2, 922; remaining, about 2, 922, of whom about 1, 500 can be moved at once. Total sent off, 14, 474, or 11, 552 Union and 2, 922 rebels. Total number remaining, about 5, 072; about 1, 651 Union and 1, 421 rebels; in all, 3, 072 will have to remain here for the present. So says the medical director. Will write to-morrow.
JOHN. M. CUYLER,
Medical Inspector, U. S. Army.
CHAMBERSBURG, July 20, 1863.
Brigadier General WILLIAM F. SMITH, Greencastle:
General Meade telegraphs he has broken up the depots at Frederick. The surplus stores at Berlin have been sent to Sandy Hook, for the use of the troops at Maryland Heights and Hagerstown. The general wishes you to let him know, when you arrive at Hagerstown, of the practicability of supplies for your staff from Sandy Hook. Lieutenant [Edward A.] Duer will be sent you as soon as he can be supplied.
J. N. POTTER,
Captain, and Aide-de-Camp.
SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE SUSQUEHANNA,
Harrisburg, July 20, 1863.
* * * *
IV. Brigadier General F. H. Warren, U. S. Volunteers, having reported to these headquarters for duty, in accordance with orders from the War Department, will proceed without delay to Chambersburg, Pa., and report to the major-general commanding.
V. Major General J. Stahel, U. S. Volunteers, will assume command of all the United States and militia forces in Camp Curtin, Camp Couch, and in and around Fort Washington. He will establish his headquarters at Harrisburg.
* * * * *
By command of Major General D. N. Couch:
JNO. S. SCHULTZE,
Major, and Assistant Adjutant-General.