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MARTINSBURG, June 20, 1864.

(Received 9.45 a.m.)

Major-General HALLECK:

Your telegram of 3 p.m. yesterday was received at 11 p.m. I have the honor to inform you that the ordnance officer of the department is in the field with General Hunter. There is some difficulty in ascertaining the kind and quantity required. I am concentrating the troops here with all possible speed and arming and equipping them. I shall probably be ready to move in three days' time. On the march I shall strictly comply with your orders of 3 p.m. yesterday, June 19.

Respectfully,

JUL. STAHEL,

Major-General.

WHEELING, June 20, 1864

Major-General SIGEL:

Can I send persons to Staunton, with supplies for our sick and wounded soldiers? Please let me know soon.

A. I. BOREMAN.

Governor.

MARTINSBURG, June 20, 1864.

Governor BOREMAN,

Wheeling:

Your dispatch received. Send the persons with supplies to this place (Martinsburg) so that they are here on Thursday.

F. SIGEL.,

Major-General.

WEBSTER, June 20, 1864.

General SIGEL:

Colonel Moor left here, via Wheeling, yesterday with prisoners,

PARKINSON,

Lieutenant, Commanding Post.

CUMBERLAND, June 20, 1864

Major T. A. MEYSENBURG:

Michael Dunn and John Williams, two scouts, report here as having been ordered to New Market with dispatches. Were captured near Brock's Gap and made their escape in the night. They await your orders here.

B. F. KELLEY,

Brigadier-General.