War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0515 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.- UNION.

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is between New Market and Mount Jackson, his cavalry scouting between Mount Jackson and Woodstock. He also directs me to inform him that he has received his reports, and that three regiments of Ohio National Guard have been sent to Kanawha to report to him. Tell the general from me that Grant had another severe fight on the 18th but without important results. Butler quiet, but Sherman is knocking the noise out of Johnston.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS POST, Charleston, W. Va., May 21, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Fayetteville, Va.:

Agreeable to orders from Brigadier-General Crook you will send to Meadow Bluff every available man not belonging to the National Guard, both mounted and dismounted, and have them to report to General Crook. They will make forced marches.

R. YOUART,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Post.

HEADQUARTERS POST, Charleston, W. Va., May 21, 1864.

Commanding OFFICER 13TH WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFTY.,

Barboursville, Va.:

In compliance with orders from General Crook you will proceed with your regiment to Meadow Bluff immediately,and report to General Crook by forced march. A regiment of Ohio National Guard will be at Guyandotte by to-morrow morning to take your place. Be at the river ready to take the boat back. This order includes every available man. If you have any companies at other points send for them forthwith.

R. YOUART,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Post.

WASHINGTON, D. C, Mary 21, 1864-3.20 p.m.

Governor BROUGH,

Columbus Ohio:

The One hundred and thirty-second Ohio Militia Regiment will be sent to Washington.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS DE RUSSY'S DIVISION, Arlington, Va., May 22, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel J. H. TAYLOR,

Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: Since the departure of Tannatt's and Abbott's brigades and the Ninth New York Artillery, I have assigned the troops reporting