War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0366 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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Colonel J. H. Oley, Seventh West Virginia Cavalry, for instructions. You will take sufficient ammunition from the men who report to Colonel Oley to supply with ammunition the 365 men selected. You will draw to-night one days' forage for your horses, one-half to be fed to-night and the rest in the morning.

By command of Brigadier-General Duffie:

E. W. CLARK, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD CAVALRY BRIGADE,

Camp Piatt, W. Va., May 1, 1864.

Colonel JOHN H. OLEY,

Commanding Cavalry Brigade:

SIR: You will take command of 500 cavalry, which cavalry will be detailed from the regiments composing the Third Cavalry Brigade, as follows: Fifth West Virginia Cavalry, 270; Seventh West Virginia Cavalry, 125; Thirty-fourth Ohio Mounted Infantry, 105. You will report to Brigadier-General Averell for instructions.

By command of Brigadier-General Duffie:

E. W. CLARK, JR.,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. 3rd CAV. Brigadier, 3 D DIV., DEPT. OF W. VA.,

Camp Piatt, W. Va., May 1, 1864.

Captain PETER TABLER,

Commanding Detachment Third West Virginia Cavalry:

SIR: You will report with your command to Brigadier-General Averell, from whom you will receive instructions.

By command of Brigadier General A. N. Duffie:

E. W. CLARK, JR.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. 3rd CAV. Brigadier, 3rd DIV., DEPT OF W. VA.,

Camp Piatt, W. Va., May 1, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel ALEXANDER SCOTT,

Commanding Fifth West Virginia Cavalry:

SIR: You will report with your command to Colonel J. H. Oley, Seventh West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry, for instructions.

By command of Brigadier-General Duffie:

E. W. CLARK, JR.,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. RESERVE DIV., DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Harper's Ferry, May 1, 1864.

Major J. T. DANIEL,

Commanding Detachment Cole's Cavalry:

MAJOR: Captain Stevenson having been ordered to Smithfield, you will take such measures as are necessary to keep up the picket-