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HEADQUARTERS,

Harper's Ferry, June 8, 1864.

Captain D. M. KEYES.

Independent Loudoun (Virginia) Rangers, Point of Rocks:

Hereafter a scouting party will be sent from this point into Loudoun County nearly every day. I will send you a telegram when each scouting party goes out, and notify you of the direction the y take. As often as possible you will take out your command and act together with the party. To- morrow morning a party will go into Loudoun from this point, and encamp to- morrow night near Hillsborough.

By order of Brigadier General Max Weber:

S. F. ADAMS,

First Lieutenant and Aide- de- Camp.

HEADQUARTERS,

Harper's Ferry, June 8, 1864.

Captain DANIEL M. KEYES,

Loudoun (Virginia) Rangers, Point of Rocks:

The scouting party will not go into Loudoun to- morrow, the 9th instant, as you were notified this afternoon.

By order of Brigadier General Max Weber:

S. F. ADAMS,

First Lieutenant and Aide- de- Camp.

CUMBERLAND, June 8, 1864.

Colonel J. A. MULLIGAN,

New Creek:

You will assume command of all the troops between Sleepy Creek and Piedmont. Headquarters for the present at New Creek.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier- General.

CUMBERLAND, June 8, 1864.

Colonel T. M. HARRIS,

Beverly:

By order of Major- General Sigel, you will send the detachment of the Twenty-first New York Cavalry to Martinsburg.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier- General.

HDQRS. 141ST REGIMENT OHIO NATIONAL GUARD,

Barboursville, W. Va., June 8, 1864.

Major JOHN S. WITCHER,

Commanding Detachment, Hurricane Bridge, W. Va:

DEAR SIR: I this morning received a communication from you, dated the 2nd instant, stating that you expected to visit this point soon. I would be glad to meet you, and should have called on you

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