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Major-General BURNSIDE:

GENERAL: The Twenty-Seventh-Second New York Cavalry, mounted, will here about 4 o'clock, and the Second [Ohio] and Twenty-fourth [New York], dismounted, will be here during the night.

Very respectfully,

E. FERRERO,

Brigadier-General.

MANASSAS, May 1, 1864.

Major-General BURNSIDE:

The Twenty-Second New York Mounted Regiment has just arrived here and will remain for the night. I will furnish them with forage. The Twenty-third U. S. Colonel Regiment has just joined my division, consisting of eight companies. They came by rail; one company not arrived; Twenty-fourth New York and Second Ohio will camp here to-night.

E. FERRERO.

BRISTONE, May 1, 1864.

Major General A. E. BURNSIDE:

The Fifth-eight and the Fifth-ninth Regiments of Massachusetts Volunteers are here, and will leave to-morrow, and Buckley's Rhode Island battery also.

Z. R. BLISS,

Colonel, Commanding.

CULPEPER, VA., May 1, 1864.

Major-General MEADE,

Commanding Army of the Potomac:

By direction of Lieutenant-General Grant, the following telegram* is forwarded to you, and he directs if you can furnish a regiment in exchange to Burnside without breaking up a brigade you will please do so.

T. S. BOWERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 1, 1864.

Respectfully referred to Major-General Sheridan, who will comply with the above instructions of Lieutenant-General Grent if practicable,

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* See Burnside to Grant, May 1, p 322.

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