War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0534 OPERATIONS IN N.VA., W.VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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HEADQUARTERS, Harper's Ferry, May 24, 1864.

Major T. A. MEYSENBURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Your orders by telegram received, and will be executed without delay.

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier-General.

CUMBERLAND, May 24, 1864.

Captain T. MELVIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Do you understand that Special Orders, No. 102, issued by Major-General Hunter on the 22nd instant, revokes the order of the Secretary of War of the 6th instant, assigning General Kelley to the command of all the troops guarding Baltimore and Ohio Railroad from Monocacy to the Ohio river? What is General Kelley's status under Special Orders, No. 102?

C. A. FREEMAN,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS, Harper's Ferry, May 24, 1864.

Major MEYSENBURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Martinsburg:

As reported yesterday, about 150 of Mosby's men crossed the Shenandoah for the purpose of attacking the trains going to the front from Martinsburg. Fifty of them were in Charlestown last night. The report is reliable.

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier-General.

MARTINSBURG, May 24, 1864.

Brigadier General MAX WEBER,

Harper's Ferry:

Have the 500 cavalry lately mounted left for the front? How many cavalry have you?

T. A. MEYSENBURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS, Harper's Ferry, May 24, 1864.

Major T. A. MEYSENBURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Martinsburg:

The remounted cavalry have left for the front as fast as equipped. There are two detachments still here having their horses shod. Will report particulars regarding their number and when they can move.

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier-General.