War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0630 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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CUMBERLAND, June 12, 1864.

Colonel MULLIGAN,

New Creek:

I have ordered the Sixth Virginia Cavalry (dismounted) from Beverly to Greenland Gap by way of the Seneca route. Advise Colonel Stevenson. After they have rested you will move them to Burlington, where they will be mounted.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier- General.

CUMBERLAND, June 12, 1864.

Colonel MULLIGAN,

New Creek:

You will send a messenger an order Colonel Stevenson to proceed to Moorefield with 300 men on a ten days' scout. The cavalry will report to him Tuesday evening at Moorefield. Hold the Twenty- third Illinois in readiness to move to Martinsburg. I expect such orders. Your telegram received. Send paroled prisoners to me.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier- General.

CUMBERLAND, June 12, 1864.

Colonel MULLIGAN,

New Creek:

You will move so as to arrive at or near Moorefield on Tuesday evening, where a detachment of cavalry of 150 men from Green Spring will report to you. T he country about Moorefield an Petersburg will be thoroughly scouted, and the force of McNeill and Harness either killed, captured, or driven out of the country. You will remain ten days in that region, and longer if you deem it advisable.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier- General.

CUMBERLAND, June 12, 1864.

Colonel WILKINSON,

Wheeling:

Have ordered Company A, Sixth Virginia Infantry, to proceed without delay to Fairmont and report to you. Kill, capture, or drive the scoundrels out of the country.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier- General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Lexington, Va., June 12, 1864.

Colonel D. PUTNAM,

Commanding Ohio Militia, Lexington, Va.:

COLONEL: You will prepare to return with a regiment and a half of the Ohio 100- days' militia to Martinsburg with the train going