War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0621 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION.

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MARTINSBURG, June 10, 1864.

Brigadier General MAX WEBER,

Harper's Ferry:

Is the information sufficient to justify ample preparation to capture the force!

W. P. MAULSBY,

Colonel.

HEADQUARTERS,

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

Colonel W. P. MAULSBY,

Commanding at Martinsburg:

The information was obtained from Union en, and is considered reliable. At all events, it is best to use every precaution to guard the line of railroad.

By order of Brigadier General Max Weber;

S. F. ADAMS,

First Lieutenant and Aide- de- Camp.

MARTINSBURG, June 10, 1864.

Lieutenant S. F. ADAMS,

Aide- de- Camp:

Will send 110 cavalry to meet your force at the road indicated. Will leave here at 7.30 o'clock. Will it not be well to move from Harper's Ferry earlier than 9 o'clock! An attack may be made early in the evening. Will also send from here at 7.30 o'clock 200 infantry in a train of cars, to be stationed at Quincy Siding, between Duffield's and Kerneysville, as a reserve to re- enforce any point attacked. They can move in the train to any point in a few minutes.

WM. P. MAULSBY,

Colonel, Commanding Post.

HEADQUARTERS,

Harper's Ferry, June 10, 1864.

Colonel W. P. MAULSBY,

Commanding at Martinsburg:

The cavalry, 100 strong, left this place at 7.55 this evening. A guard of 40 infantry will go up in the express train and return on the down train this night.

By order of Brigadier General Max Weber, commanding:

S. F. ADAMS,

First Lieutenant and Aide- de- Camp.

HEADQUARTERS,

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

Colonel L. B. PIERCE,

Commanding Cavalry:

COLONEL: Information has just been received at these headquarters that the rebels at Kabletown moved from that point toward