War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0325 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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when the horses referred to (supposed to be those of the Twenty-second New York of Third New Jersey Cavalry) are turned over to him.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General.

Lieutenant Colonel C. Kingsbury, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Cavalry Corps:

If General Sheridan has returned please say to him that the major-general commanding wishes to see him.

A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD CAVALRY DIVISION,

May 1, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel FORSYTH,

Chief of Staff Corps:

Please send some order at once in the case of the horses of the First Ohio Cavalry. Nearly every officers in this division is riding public horses. To require to be turned in would interfere with a move. Cannot some order be obtained requiring the horses to be valued and the amount to be stopped on pay accounts? Have you heard any think of the Eighth Illinois Cavalry, and is the balance of the regiment to join me?

J. H. WILSON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD CAVALRY DIVISION,

May 1, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel FORSYTH,

Chief of Staff:

The squadron of First Ohio Cavalry ordered from my division to the Department of the Cumberland opened their horses. Please have an order made at once directing the quartermaster's department to purchase them at prices after due inspection.

J. H. WILSON,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 1, 1864.

Brigadier-general WILSON,

Commanding Third Cavalry Division:

I have just got from home. Will get the order for purchase of horses to-morrow. I also expect two furnish you with about 355 additional horses.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.