War of the Rebellion: Serial 049 Page 0302 OPERATIONS IN N. C., VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLI.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA, Numbers 12.

Clarksbury, W. Va., October 12, 1863.

The troops stationed at Harper's Ferry and Martinsbury, W. Va., and, generally, on the line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad from the Monocacy River west to Sleepy Creek, will constitute the First Division of this Department.

Brigadier General J. C. Sullivan, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command.

By order of Brigadier-General Kelley:

THAYER MELVIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA, Numbers 52.

Clarksburg, W. Va., October 12, 1863.

I. In pursuance of instructions from the General-in-Chief, Brigadier General H. H. Lockwood, U. S. Volunteers, is relieved from duty in this department,and will report to the major-general commanding Middle Department, at Baltimore, Md.

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By command of Brigadier-General Kelley:

THAYER MELVIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TEH POTOMAC, October 13, 1863-1 a. m.

Commanding Officer Cavalry Corps:

I inclose herewith a copy of teh order for the movements to-day. The major-general commanding directs that such disposition be made of the cavalry as to protect the flank next the enemy and the rear of teh army. A sufficient force of cavalry will likewise be held available to guard teh trains in their movement from Weaverton.

Very respectfully, &c.:

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General, and Chief of Staff.

[Inclosure.]

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TEH POTOMAC, October 13, 1863- 12. 50 a. m.

The following movements are ordered for to-day, the 13th instant:

1. The Third Corps will move to the Three-Mile Station on the Warrenton Branch Railroad (3 miles from Warrenton Junction), and take position there, looking toward Warrenton. It will move at daylight. In crossing the road from Bealeton to Fayetteville, the commanding general of teh Third Corps will send an officer to Fayetteville to inform General Warren that the Third Corps is passing. Teh route to be pursued by the Third Corps is indicated on the map sent by the guide.

2. The Second Corps will follow close on teh Third Corps, and take position in connection with it near the Three-Mile Station.

3. The Fifth Corps will move at sunrise to Warrenton Junction.