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Germanna Ford, where you will receive further orders. If possible, reach Germanna Ford to-morrow night. Please send to Third New Jersey Cavalry and Thirteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry at Kettle Run to join you, unless they have already marched with General Potter; also please notify the regiments of the Second Division that were left on the road in your rear, together with all other troops of the Ninth Corps that are within your reach, to join their divisions at once by the same road.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

LEWIS RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Please send a sergeant and 4 of your own men to the Third New Jersey and the Thirteenth Pennsylvania.

RAPPAHANNOCK, May 4, 1864.

Brigadier-General FERRERO:

Get your whole command in readiness to move and start at 5 p. m. to-day and make Warrenton Junction to-night.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

RAPPAHANNOCK STATION, VA.,

May 4, 1864.

Brigadier-General FERRERO,

Manassas:

Make Warrenton Junction to-night, and early to-morrow morning push right on. From this place take the direct road to Germanna Ford without going to Brandy, and lose no time.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

WARRENTON JUNCTION, May 4, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER THIRTEENTH PENNSYLVANIA and

COMMANDING OFFICER THIRD NEW JERSEY CAVALRY,

Nokesville:

Hold your command in readiness to move at a moment's notice. Have an officer at telegraph station to await orders from me. Your first march will probably be to Rappahannock Station.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

RAPPAHANNOCK STATION, VA., May 4, 1864.

Commanding OFFICER THIRTEENTH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY,

Nokesville:

General Burnside directs that you will march with your command at 2 a. m. May 5, and report to him at Germanna Ford. Major McCabe, at Warrenton Junction, will act as guide.

F. VAN VLIET,

First Lieutenant, Third Cav., U. S. Army, Aide-de-Camp.

Warn all details and stragglers to hurry to the front.