War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0594 OPERATIONS IN N.VA., W.VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION, No. 12.

DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA, Warm Springs, June 5, 1864.

The following will be the order of march for to-morrow: Two regiments First Brigade at 3 a.m.; artillery; remainder of First Brigade; Third Brigade will follow the First; Second Brigade will follow the Third; division, brigade, and regiment trains will follow the mounted command. Conger's battalion will move in rear of train. Commanding officers will see that men are not allowed to straggle in front of the command for any reason whatever.

By command of Brigadier General W. W. Averell:

WILL RUMSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Piedmont, June 5, 1864.

General J. C. SULLIVAN,

Commanding Infantry and Cavalry, Army of the Shenandoah:

GENERAL: This command will march precisely at 5 a.m. to-morrow; the cavalry in three columns, as this morning; the infantry in two columns of brigades, the First Brigade on the right, following the first column of cavalry; the Second Brigade on the left, following the third column of cavalry; the artillery immediately behind the center column of cavalry; the train and rear guard precisely as they were this morning, keeping well closed up to the artillery; the whole command as compact as possible, in order to be readily wielded in any direction.

All this by command of Major-General Hunter:

[CHAS. G. HALPINE,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Piedmont, Va., June 5, 1864.

General J. C. SULLIVAN,

Commanding Infantry and Cavalry:

GENERAL: You will be kind enough to detail two companies of cavalry (not less than 100 men) to report to Surgeon Reed, acting medical director of department, at 5 a.m. to-morrow for fatigue duty in burying the dead, collecting arms and ammunition, and taking care of the wounded, carrying them to hospital, &c.

All this by command of Major-General Hunter:

[CHAS. G. HALPINE,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Piedmont, Va., June 5, 1864.

Colonel McREYNOLDS,

Commanding Cavalry:

COLONEL: You will please detail a squadron to report to Captain Town, chief signal officer, for duty in observing the enemy movements.