War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0798 Chapter XLVIII. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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as the rate 200 daily, and it is very important that all the dismounted men should be at this camp that they may be mounted, armed, and equipped. Arrangements have been made to furnish everything necessary without delay. This will relieved Lieutenant-Colonel Gould from his present duty, and I would respectfully request that he be ordered to join his regiment.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

June 27, 1864,

Colonel J. I. GREGG,

Commanding Second Brigade, Second Division:

COLONEL: General Davies' brigade has been ordered to move to the landing to be ferried over the river. You will relieve his pickets connecting the left of your line with the right of the First Division, and relieve the picket of the First Division at Gregory's farm.

Your brigade will follow General Davies in crossing, but probably not before to-morrow morning.

Your, respectfully,

D. McM. GREGG,

Brigadier General, U. S. Vols., Commanding Second Cav. Division.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

June 27, 1864.

Brigadier General H. E. DAVIES, Jr.,

Commanding First Brigadier, Second Div., Cavalry Corps:

GENERAL: You will at once move your entire brigade to the landing, where it will be ferried over the river this evening.

Very respectfully, your most obedient servant,

H. C. WEIR,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

June 27, 1864.

Colonel J. IRVIN GREGG,

Commanding Second Brigadier, Second Div., Cavalry Corps;

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you move your brigade punctually at 4.30 a. m. to-morrow to the landing to be ferried over the river. Your pickets will remain as at present established and will be relieved by the First Division.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. C. WEIR,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. 2nd Brigadier, 2nd DIV., CAVALRY CORPS,

June 27, 1864.

This brigade will move punctually at 4.30 a. m. to-morrow, 28th instant, to the river to be ferried over. The picket will remain as