War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0439 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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WHEELING, May 12, 1864.

General B. F. KELLEY:

Is there any reason why we should why we should not load and send forward stock and tonnage as usual? We dispatches another regiment this a. m. and will send one other to-day and one to-morrow.

J. B. FORD.

CUMBERLAND, May 12, 1864-11 a. m.

J. B. FORD,

Wheeling:

We think the enemy has fallen back. Road and telegraph all safe. Send your trains as usual.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General.

WHEELING, May 12, 1864.

General B. F. KELLEY:

I get the following from Central Ohio Railroad:

I am informed that the destination of the regiments from Columbus has been changed from Cumberland to Baltimore, via Pittsburg.

D. W. CALDWELL.

J. B. FORD.

CUMBERLAND, May 12, 1864-10 a. m.

Brigadier General MAX WEBER:

All quiet this a. m. Trains running as usual. I think Rosser has fallen back.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS, Harper's Ferry, May 12, 1864.

Brigadier-General KELLEY,

Cumberland:

Do you know when I can expect the three regiments of militia?

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

CUMBERLAND, May 12, 1864.

Brigadier-General WEBER:

I learn that two of the regiments are now on the road.

W. B. KELLEY,

Aide-de-Camp.