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HEADQUARTERS,

Frederick, Md., June 28, 1863.

General H. H. LOCKWOOD;

You can call in the picket, Sixth New York State Militia, at Sugar Loaf Mountain; it need not be replaced.

By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Frederick, Md., June 29, 1863-7. 35 a. m.

Colonel JAMES WALLACE,

Near Poplar Springs:

Dispatch to General Lockwood receive. Major-General Meade, commanding this army, directs me to say that General Gregg, with two brigades of our cavalry and some artillery, encamped at Ridgeville last night.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JUNE 29, 1863.

General M. R. PATRICK,

Provost-Marshal-General:

The major-general commanding directs that you take immediate and prompt measures to have all the stragglers and drunken soldiers driven out of Frederick and sent to their commands, using your cavalry for this purpose.

Very respectfully,

DANL. BUTTERFIELD,

Major-General, and Chief of Staff.

HARRISBURG, PA., June 29, 1863.

His Excellency Governor PARKER:

We have most reliable information that the enemy reoccupy the south portion of this State, with a force of not less than 90, 000 men, with over two hundred pieces of artillery, as counted by trustworthy