War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0563 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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[First indorsement.]

HDQRS. 1ST Brigadier, 1ST CAV. DIV., DEPT. OF W. VA.,

May 31, 1864.

Respectfully forwarded for the information of the major-general commanding division.

ANDW. T. McREYNOLDS,

Colonel First New York Cavalry, Commanding.

[Second indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS FIRST CAVALRY DIVISION,

Near New Market, Va., May 31, 1864.

Respectfully forwarded for the information of the commanding general of the department.

Attention invited to inclosed report* of Colonel McReynolds, commanding First Brigade.

JUL. STAHEL,

Major-General.

[Third indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA,

July 1, 1864.

Respectfully returned to Major General Julius Stahel, who will exercise his discretion as to increasing the picket force beyond New Market.

By command of General Hunter:

CHAS. G. HALPINE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure.]

HDQRS. 1ST Brigadier, 1ST CAV. DIV., DEPT. OF W. VA.,

May 31, 1864.

Lieutenant A. H. NASH,

Acting Assistant Provost-Marshal-General:

LIEUTENANT: You will proceed at once to New Market and make a thorough investigation of the capture of a sergeant and twelve men of the First New York Veteran Cavalry between the hours of 1 and 3 this a.m., while on picket on the Luray pike, near New Market, and report in writing to these headquarters.

By order of Colonel A. T. McReynolds:

E. C. WATKINS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. 1ST Brigadier, 2nd CAV. DIV., DEPT. OF W. VA.,

Bunger's Mills, W. Va., May 31, 1864.

Captain WILL RUMSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Cavalry Division:

SIR: In compliance with General Orders, No. 8, headquarters Second Cavalry Division, Department of West Virginia, I have the honor to submit the following report of my brigade:

Arms: The general condition is good; many, however, are unserviceable, through being bent and bruised on the march.

Ammunition: The ammunition on hand is in good condition.

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*Not found.

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