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HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

November 30, 1864.

Brigadier General H. E. DAVIES,

Commanding First Brigade, Second Cavalry Division:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you concentrate your entire brigade at your camps, relieving all your pickets, save those covering the telegraph and stage roads; have your brigade in readiness to move to-morrow at 4 a. m. Your regiments will carry one day's forage and their rations. Your command will return to its present camps.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant.

A. H. BIBBER,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FIRST Brigadier, SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

November 30, 1864.

Captain A. H. BIBBER,

Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, Second Division, Cavalry Corps:

CAPTAIN: I herewith forward prisoner captured from a scouting party of the enemy by a detachment under command of Major J. E. Doran, Twenty-fourth New York Cavalry. I also report the recapture of four horses, which were captured from the Twenty-fourth New York on the 27th instant while on picket, and three of the enemy's. Two of the enemy were killed and one wounded. A pocketbook, containing some papers and money, was taken from the prisoner by Lieutenant Tucker, Twenty-fourth New York Cavalry, who reports that the same were lost coming into camp. This is being investigated. The prisoner says that intelligence has been received by the enemy of the capture and burning of the town of Macon, Ga., by General Sherman.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. E. DAVIES, JR.,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

November 30, 1864.

Colonel J. IRVIN GREGG,

Commanding Second Brigade, Second Cavalry Division:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you at once relieve all your pickets, leave one squadron on the Jerusalem plank road, and concentrate your command and hold it in readiness to move to-morrow morning at 3.30. Your regiments will be supplied with one day's forage and their rations. The squadron on the plank road will be in readiness to move with the command. Your brigade will return to its present camp to-morrow evening.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. H. BIBBER,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

November 30, 1864.

Colonel C. H. SMITH,

Commanding Third Brigade, Second Cavalry Division:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you at once relieve all your pickets, except those from the left of the army to Halifax road,