War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0620 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD.,AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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between this place and Martinsburg. I have ordered a detachment of 100 cavalry to be sent to the railroad between Duffield's and Kearneysville to- night. The 150 cavalry will be at Smithfield at the time ordered, but I cannot send out the cavalry to Duffield's to- night. Gilmor was yesterday near Kabletown, and moved toward Smithfield. I feel confident that they intend to attack a train to- night. Please answer.

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier- General.

MARTINSBURG, June 10, 1864.

Brigadier General MAX WEBER, Harper's Ferry:

Send the 100 men to Duffield's. Do you deem your information perfectly reliable! When can you have the 150 cavalry at Smithfield!

By order:

T. A. MEYSENBURG.

HEADQUARTERS,

Harper's Ferry, W. Va., June 10, 1864.

Major T. A. MEYSENBURG,

Assistant Adjutant- General, Martinsburg:

I can send 150 cavalry to Smithfield on Sunday, the 12th instant. That leaves me only 50 armed men(mounted) for picket duty. If this expedition stays out five days I will have to use infantry as a guard to the cavalry camp, which consists of 600 unarmed men. My information of the intended raid to- night is from Union men, and I think it is reliable.

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier- General.

BALTIMORE, June 10, 1864.

Brigadier General MAX WEBER:

I have just ordered a squad of my troops to scout the country from Monocacy to Point of Rocks. Please notify your troops, that there be no collision.

E. B. TYLER,

Brigadier- General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Harper's Ferry, June 10, 1864.

Colonel W. P. MAULSBY,

Commanding at Martinsburg:

Information has been received that Gilmor intends to make an attack to- night on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between here and Martinsburg. Keep your men on the alert. To- nigh a force of 100 cavalry will start from here at 9 o'clock to the road which crosses the railroad between Duffield's and Kearneysville.

By order of Brigadier General Max Weber:

S. F. ADAMS,

First Lieutenant and Aide- de- Camp.