Harper's Ferry, W. Va., June 22, 1864.
Major T. A. MEYSENBURG,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Martinsburg:
Of the 200 First New York Cavalry you sent me, I sent 100 of them to relieve the detachment, of Sixth West Virginia Cavalry, at Duffield's and Kearneysville. I can only relieve them by the remainder of the First New York Cavalry, and only one officer is present with the detachment left here. Answer immediately.
Cumberland, Md., June 22, 1864.
Commanding at Greenland Gap, W. Va.:
Colonel Mulligan having been ordered to Martinsburg, W. Va., with is regiment, you will hereafter report direct to these headquarters. Your tri-monthly returns will be made out and forwarded promptly on the 10th, 20th, and last of each month. Please forward at once a copy of your last return to Colonel Mulligan, together with one of the 20th instant.
By order of Brigadier-General Kelley:
C. A. FREEMAN,
Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
CUMBERLAND, June 22, 1864.
Yes; have your horses shod as soon as possible. In the mean time have everything in readiness. General Sigel is anxious you should move at the earliest moment possible. Please advise me when you can move. What news does Major Work bring?
B. F. KELLEY,
Near Indianapolis, Ind., June 22, 1864.
Major General F. SIGEL,
Martinsburg, W. Va.:
GENERAL: Your favor of the 15th instant was delivered to me at Grafton by your scout, but it was impossible for me to answer it or comply with your desire to send copy of my report to General Sullivan, being on the cars with my prisoners. This march from Staunton, in charge of prisoners, refugees, contrabands, sick, wounded, and a mixed mass of soldiers, whose term of service had expired, was by far the heaviest task of duty ever heaped upon me and my cut up regiment, but we did our duty to the last day of our