11. The depots will be at Warrenton, Warrenton Junction, and Bealeton. The divisions of the several corps will draw their supplies from the nearest depot, where it is convenient and practicable. Corps commanders will keep up the supplies required to be kept on hand, and will make themselves familiar with the country and the roads on which their corps are posted, so as to be able to concentrate rapidly and march in any direction at short notice.
12. General headquarters will be moved to the vicinity of Germantown-to -morrow.
By command of Major-General Meade:
July 31, 1863-11 a. m.
I move to-morrow to Northwestern pike, and from thence to my own department, via Romney. I respectfully suggest that you occupy Kearneysville, Martinsburg, North Mountain, and other important points on the railroad. I will protect the railroad west of via Wardensville and Moorefield.
Railroad will be open within the next eight days. Will you please answer?
B. F. KELLEY,
POINT OF ROCKS, July 31, 1863-4. 50. p. m.
(Received 5. 10 p. m.)
Major General R. C. SCHENCK,
Five hundred cavalry are now marching on this place. Give me one or two companies of infantry, if cavalry can't be had. Let them come quietly, and not be know that they are here, as quickly as possible. Answer if re-enforcements are sent.
SAML. C. MEANS,
Captain Virginia Rangers.
Organization of the Army of the Potomac, Major General George G.
Meade, U. S. Army, commanding, July 31, 1863.
COMMAND OF THE PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL.
Brig. General MARSENA R. PATRICK.
80th New York (20th Militia), Colonel Theodore B. Gates.
93rd New York, Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin C. Butler.
130th New York, Colonel Alfred Gibbs.
2nd Pennsylvania Cavalry, Colonel R. Butler Prince.
6 th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Companies E and I, Captain James Starr.
Regular Cavalry (detachments from 1st 2d, 5th, and 6th Regiments).