War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0529 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.- UNION.

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road guard at this post. The militia regiment that I sent from here to guard General Sigel's train can, if you think best, remain at Martinsburg, as I actually need here but one more regiment. The Pennsylvania cavalry will be sent as soon as their horses can be shod. All quiet.

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS, Harper's Ferry, May 23, 1864.

Colonel MAULSBY,

Commanding at Martinsburg:

I hear from good authority that 150 of Mosby's men have crossed into Clarke County. Send no trains out unless very well guarded, as they will surely be attacked.

H. M. BURLEIGH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

POINT OF ROCKS, May 23, 1864.

Brigadier General MAX WEBER,

Harper's Ferry:

There is a body of rebels in Waterford. Can we go there?

F. H. HARDESTY,

Captain Co. G, First Maryland Regiment, Potomac Home Brigade.

HEADQUARTERS, Harper's Ferry, May 23, 1864.

Captain F. H. HARDESTY,

First Potomac Home Brigade, Point of Rocks, Md.:

It is not practicable to go to Waterford to attack the body of rebels. Your request cannot be granted.

By order of Brigadier General Max Weber:

S. F. ADAMS,

First Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPT., 8TH ARMY CORPS, No. 131.

Baltimore, May 23, 1864.

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4. The One hundred and forty-ninth Regiment Ohio, National Guard is hereby transferred from the Second Separate Brigade to the Third Separate Brigade, and will report to Brigadier General J. R. Kenly.

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By command of Major-General Wallace:

SAMUEL B. LAWRENCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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