War of the Rebellion: Serial 090 Page 0924 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LV.

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General McIntosh will take the forage and subsistence for the Fifth New York Cavalry, in wagons, and send the wagons back as soon as empty.

By command of Brigadier-General Wilson:

L. SIEBERT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,

August 26, 1864

The command will be saddled up at 4.30 a.m. to-morrow and ready for any instant emergency that may arise.

By command of Brigadier-General Wilson:

L. SIEBERT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

August 26, 1864-morning.

General STEVENSON:

I sent last night a division of cavalry to Rohrersville or vicinity. Custer is at Sharpsburg, having crossed at Shepherdstown. Where have you the dismounted cavalry, and have you sufficient men in Fort Duncan and on Maryland Heights?

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Halltown, W. Va., August 26, 1864.

Brigadier General A. N. DUFFIE,

Commanding First Cavalry Division:

GENERAL: I am instructed by the commanding general to inform you that instead of proceeding to Cumberland, Md., with your command as directed by paragraph 2, Special Orders 154, current series, from these headquarters, you will collect it together at Harper's Ferry and remain there for the present.

I am, general, most respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. G. BIER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DISTRICT OF HARPER'S FERRY,

Harper's Ferry, August 26, 1864.

Brigadier-General DUFFIE:

The general commanding orders that you do not move until further orders, but remain as at present disposed, or if you have moved to return to your position.

JOHN D. STEVENSON,

Brigadier-General,

Commanding officer at Point of Rocks will send this (the foregoing dispatch) by express courier to General Duffie if he has moved.

JOHN D. STEVENSON,

Brigadier-General.