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well up the Back road and grade road to Strasburg, at the same time looking well to their right and rear. He hopes to be able to relieve this regiment to-morrow by a division. Direct them to sen frequent reports.

Yours, &c.,

A. T. A. TORBERT,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Cavalry.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

August 14, 1864.

The command will move at 3.30 a. m. to-morrow in the following order: first, First Brigade, General McIntosh, with Fitzhugh's battery; second, ambulance, ammunition, forage, and subsistence trains; their, Second Brigade, General Chapman, with Pennington's battery.

General Chapman will guard the train with his command making such disposition of his troops as he may judge best.

By command of Brigadier-General Wilson:

L. SIEBERT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, No. 76.

August 14, 1864.

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2. Captain Tarbell, commissary of subsistence of Second Brigade, will act temporarily as division commissary of subsistence, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

3. Brigade commanders will draw from the wagons for their commands, with the least possible delay, two days' subsistence in addition to what the men have now in their haversacks.

By command of Brigadier-General Wilson:

L. SIEBERT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DISTRICT OF HARPER'S FERRY,

Harper's Ferry, Va., August 14, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel JAMES W. FORSYTH,

Chief of Staff, Middle Military Division:

SIR: The men and guard for repairing the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to Martinsburg leave here to-morrow morning to commence work. The railroad bridge has been repaired, and the wagon roadway on the railroad bridge is in working order. A new pontoon bridge (16-foot flooring) has been sent from Washington and will be laid, ready for use in two days if the balance of the timbers arrive, which are expected to-morrow.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier-General.