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command, now on picket duty. One of the above regiments is at Prince George Court-House, the other at McCann's place. The regiments detailed will march without delay, and will carry three days' subsistence and forage.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. W. FORSYTH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

Jordan's Point, Va., July 25, 1864.

Brigadier-General WILSON,

Commanding Third Cavalry Division:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you detail one brigade of your division for picket duty. It will march at once and relive Colonel Alger's brigade, of the First Division, now on duty picketing on the left of the army. Colonel Alger's headquarters are near R. Williams' house, on or near the plank road. The brigade detailed will carry three days' subsistence and forage. The general desires that this brigade [march] with the least possible delay.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. W. FORSYTH,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

July 25, 1864-4.50 p.m.

Colonel J. B. McINTOSH,

Commanding First Brigade:

COLONEL: You will move with your brigade to the left of the army to relieve the command of Colonel Alger, of the First Division, Cavalry Corps, now on picket there. Colonel Alger's headquarters are near R. Williams' house on or near the plank road; the men to be provided with three days' subsistence and forage. You will start with your command at once, and, if necessary, have the rations and forage brought out to you early to-morrow morning.

By command of Brigadier-General Wilson:

L. SIEBERT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

The regiment now on picket at Cocke's Mill will be relieved to-morrow and be sent to you.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

July 25, 1864.

Colonel J. B. McINTOSH,

Commanding First Brigade:

COLONEL: The regiment of your brigade now on picket at Cocke's Mill will not be relieved to-morrow, and will have to stay three days longer. You will have them supplied with rations and forage accordingly.

By command of Brigadier-General Wilson:

L. SIEBERT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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