War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0783 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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as he indicated, he would have learned of the White House being still occupied and would have returned there. In case he was not on the way this morning he will certainly hear the guns and hurry up, so that Abercrombie ought to be all right.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 20, 1864-3.30 p. m. (Received 3.30 p. m.)

Major-general MEADE,

Hdqrs. Lieutenant-General Grant, City Point:

There is a battery at the White House and a battalion First Rhode Island Cavalry. Shall they march with General Sheridan or come around by water?

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY POINT, June 20, 1864-3.25 p. m.

Brigadier-General WILLIAMS:

The battery referred to and the Rhode Island Cavalry will march with Sheridan, also all wagons and animals.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 20, 1864-3 p. m. (Received 3.30 p. m.)

Brigadier General R. INGALLS,

City Point:

In compliance with instructions received from Major-General Meade, I have to inform you that according to the latest return General Getty's command at White House is made up as follows:

Regiments. Officers. Men.

18th and detachments of 10th and 12 617

11th Regiments, Veteran Reserve

Corps..........................

67th Pennsylvania Volunteers.... 6 305

28th U. S. Colored Troops...... 15 466

1st Rhode Island Cavalry....... 14 270

Provost guard.................. 2 183

3rd New Horsey Battery.......... 3 145

25th New York Cavalry, dismounted 20 386

Total.......................... 72 2,372

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

The following includes the present for duty only, an allowance of, say, one-seventh addition had better be made for those present but not for duty.