War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0230 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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quartermaster at Wright's Tavern at 8 a.m. to-morrow, to escort a supply train to and from Port Royal. The commanding general directs that you detach as many dismounted men as are available for the purpose for the duty of guarding the general supply trains for the army; and he wishes you to place an efficient officer in charge of this detachment. The general supply trains are now near Wright's

Tavern.

Very respectfully, &c.,

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

May 26, 1864.

The command will move at 11 this a.m. Each trooper will be supplies with three days' rations from this evening. Whatever forage my be in the division supply train will be given to the brigades, and will be carried upon the horses. All horses absolutely unserviceable will be sent to the wagon train,as also all dismounted men sent to report to the dismounted battalion.

By command of Brigadier-General Gregg:

H. C. WEIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

May 26, 1864.

The Second Cavalry Division will march at 11th a.m. Order of march: First Brigade, Brigadier General H. E. Davies; second, wagons and ambulances, ordnance; third, Second Brigade, Colonel J. Irvin Gregg.

By command of Brigadier-General Gregg:

H. C. WEIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

May 26, 1864.

Brigadier-General GREGG,

Commanding Second Cavalry Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that the Thirteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, on joining your division, be dismounted, and its horses turned over to the dismounted veterans of your command.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. KINGSBURY, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. THIRD CAVALRY DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

Owen's Ford, on Little River, May 26, 1864-5 p.m.

Major General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: Arriving here,the crossing recommended by General Wright, I found the river so swollen by the recent rations as to ren-