War of the Rebellion: Serial 090 Page 0744 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LV.

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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH CORPS,

August 9, 1864.

Brigadier-General RUSSELL,

Commanding First Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding the corps directs that when the corps moves to-morrow the Forty-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers shall be left behind. It will move to the vicinity of the supply train and remain there until further orders. The supply train will be parked on the other side of the works on Bolivar Heights. This regiment is left behind on account of the prevalence of varioloid among the men.

Very respectfully,

C. A. WHITTIER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SIXTH CORPS,

August 9, 1864.

Colonel Edwards, commanding Third Brigade, will send the Forty-ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers to report, in compliance with the above order, to-morrow morning.

By command of Brigadier-General Russell:

HENRY R. DALTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August 9, 1864.

Brevet Major-General EMORY,

Commanding Nineteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: There will be an advance movement of the command to-morrow morning. The order for the movement will reach you this evening.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August 9, 1864-7.30 a. m.

Brevet Major General GEORGE CROOK,

Commanding Army of West Virginia:

GENERAL: Supply your command with at least three days' rations from to-morrow morning, to be carried on their persons, and then have your supply trains parked inside the lines of works at Bolivar Heights.

I am, very respectfully,

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

(Same to General Emory.)

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. CAVALRY, MID. MIL. DIVISION, No. 1.

Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August 9, 1864.

Pursuant to General Orders, No. 4, headquarters Middle Military Division, the undersigned assumes command of the cavalry of the Middle Military Division.

A. T. A. TORBERT,

Brigadier-General Volunteers and Chief of Cavalry.