War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0399 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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WHEELING, May 6, 1864.

Major General F. SIGEL,

Winchester:

The Fourth Virginia Infantry has been ordered by General Halleck to guard the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad for the present, and will be at Parkersburg to-morrow to report to Colonel N. Wilkinson. This regiment had previously been ordered to the Army of the Tennessee, whence it came.

JOS. DARR, JR.,

Lieutenant Colonel and Superintendent Volunteer Recruiting Service.

CUMBERLAND, MD., May 6, 1864.

Captain OVER,

Military Commander, Wheeling, W. Va.:

Two Ohio regiment will report to you to-morrow or next day. Order one to Grafton and the other to New Creek.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General.

WASHINGTON CITY, May 6, 1864-11 a. m.

His Excellency Governor BROUGH,

Columbus, Ohio:

Additional mustering officers will be ordered. General Kelley has been instructed to send orders for the two regiments to the care of the commanding officer at Wheeling. Please instruct the colonels to report accordingly. The Quartermaster-General has been instructed to have transportation in readiness the moment the troops are prepared to move.

By order of the Secretary of War:

ED. R. S. CANBY,

Brigadier-General and Assistant Adjutant-General.

QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., May 6, 1864.

Colonel THOMAS SWORDS,

Assistant Quartermaster-General, Cincinnati, Ohio:

Communicate with the Governors of Ohio and Illinois, and furnish such transportation and quartermaster's supplies as may be required for the troops now being raised in those States.

By order of the Quartermaster-General:

J. J. DANA,

Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U. S. Army.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., May 6, 1864.

Major-General CADWALADER,

Commanding Forces at Philadelphia:

Major-General Halleck directs that two companies of the One hundred and eighty-sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers be