War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0780 Chapter XLVIII. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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Division, Brigadier-General Torbert; second, pontoon train; third, Second Division, Brigadier-General Gregg. Brigadier-General Gregg will detail one regiment as rear guard of the column.

By command of Major-General Sheridan:

JAS. W. FORSYTH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

Walkerton, June 19, 1864.

Brigadier-General GREGG,

Commanding Second Cavalry Division:

The major-general commanding directs that you have the mill at this place burnt. You will place send an officer in charge of the party to see that the order is executed.

JAS. W. FORSYTH,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

Camp near King and Queen Court-House, Va., June 19, 1864.

Colonel P. HUEY,

Commanding Escort to Cavalry Corps Train:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you proceed with your own regiment and the Sixth Ohio Cavalry, also the dismounted men of this corps, as escort to the corps train to a point on the York River, opposite West Point. At this point transportation will be furnished the wounded to Fort Monroe. The dismounted men will be transported by boat to the White House or ferried across the York River and march to White House. You will return with the train via Dunkirk as soon as possible. The brigade will be known at Dunkirk for you.

I am, colonel, very respectfully,

JAS. W. FORSYTH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS,

White House, June 19, 1864.

Colonel WILLIAM HOFFMAN,

Commissary-General of Prisoners, Washington, D. C.:

General Sheridan will bring in to-day to West Point 375 rebel prisoners. I will send them to Point Lookout as soon as they arrive, under proper guard. The temporary mustering officer will send you the necessary rolls as soon as completed.

J. J. ABERCROMBIE,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 20, 1864-9 a. m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

No reports indicating anything but quiet the lines have been this morning received. Major Forsyth, Eighth Illinois Cavalry, ar-