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York Tribune, have, by direction of the lieutenant-general commanding the armies in the field, been ordered to leave the lines for having abused the privileges conferred upon them by forwarding for publication incorrect statements respecting the operations of the troops, and they have been warned not to return. This information is published for the guidance of corps commanders, and should the parties named be hereafter found within the limits of this army they will be sent under guard to the provost-marshal-general at these headquarters.

By command of Major-General Meade:

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 6, 1864-9.30 a.m.

General WILLIAMS;

No changes have occurred in the disposition of my command nor have any been observed in that of the enemy since last report.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

July 6, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report the following organizations as having left this command since date of last report, by reason of expiration of term of service:

Present when

discharged.

Organization Officers Men Aggregate Date of

expirati

on of

service

40th New York 7 90 97 July 6,

Volunteers 1864

71st New York 17 133 150 Do.

Volunteers

Total 24 223 247

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS.

July 6, 1864. (Received 8.45 p.m.)

General HUMPHREYS:

I have just sent you over a prisoner from Anderson's division, who says it is rumored that Early is at Harper's Ferry, though he was officially heard from last at Winchester. The rebels are out of beef, but expect Early to supply them.

WINF'D S. HANCOCK

Major-General.