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the route over which we came. General McCook directs that you have your division moved over that road at a very early hour in the morning. You will probably hear from us again during the night.

Very respectfully,

G. P. THRUSTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

(Copy to General J. C. Davis.)

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH ARMY CORPS,

September 13, 1863-7.15 p.m.

General R. W. JOHNSON:

General McCook wishes you to keep a good lookout in the direction

of Neal's Gap, and to the north and eastward, and to throw some pickets out, and to be on your guard at an early hour in the morning.

Very respectfully, yours,&c.,

G. P. THRUSTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH ARMY CORPS,

September 13, 1863-11.15 p.m.

General P. H. SHERIDAN:

General McCook orders that you move on, as directed yesterday, to-day, unless you get some new order in the mean time. Johnson is at intersection of Neal's Gap road to Winston's, and moves toward Winston's at daybreak.

Very respectfully,

G. P. THRUSTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

NEAR ALPINE, September 13, 1863-8.45 p.m.

Colonel DODGE,

Second Brigade:

COLONEL: General McCook directs that you return immediately with your command to your camp at this place.

Very respectfully,

G. P. THRUSTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

NEAR ALPINE, September 13, 1863-2 p.m.

General LYTLE,

First Brigade, Third Division:

Instructions are received from he general commanding the department directing General McCook to send two divisions of his corps immediately, in light marching order, to support General