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BALTIMORE, August 11, 1864-1 p. m.

(Received 1.30. p. m.)

Hon EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

A scout named Marsh, sent out by Brigadier-General Tyler, has returned from Virginia and reports as follows: The enemy came 30,000 strong. They now have 15,000 cavalry, the latter under General Vaughn. The officers and men he saw knew of no re-enforcements. He brings a rebel flag, taken while in the mountains near them. The divisions of the enemy are commanded by Ramseur, Rodes, Gordon, Breckinridge, and Vaughn. Breckinridge has but 5,000 men. Marsh will be able to report the condition of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. He brought four deserters from the rebels with him and delivered them to General Duffie. Thinking him reliable I have sent him to Major-General Sheridan.

LEW. WALLACE,

Major-General.

BALTIMORE, MD., August 11, 1864.

(Received 11.30 a. m.)

Major VINCENT:

The One hundred and ninety-sixth Pennsylvania Militia Volunteers left at 7 p. m. yesterday for Chicago, Ill.

LEW. WALLACE,

Major-General.

BALTIMORE, MD., August 11, 1864.

(Received 11.30 a. m.)

Major VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The One hundred and ninety-seventh Pennsylvania and Sixtieth Massachusetts Militia left this a. m. at 8 o'clock. The One hundred and ninety-second Pennsylvania Militia will leave at 12 m. to-day.

LEW. WALLACE.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPT., 8TH ARMY CORPS, No. 200.

Baltimore, August 11, 1864.

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7. Companies E and H, Eleventh maryland Infantry, will be put en route without delay to report to Brigadier General E. B. Tyler, at Monrovia, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. They will be supplied with sixty rounds of cartridges per man and three days' rations. The quartermaster's H. Lockwood is charged with the execution of this order.

By command of Major-General Wallace:

SAML. B. LAWRENCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.