War of the Rebellion: Serial 090 Page 0944 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LV.

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tion of the scout is, of course, indefinite, and Major Horton must be instructed that after the supply of rations for man and horse he carries with him are exhausted he is to live on the country.

Very respectfully, colonel, your most obedient servant,

J. H. TAYLOR,

Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General.

FORT MONROE, VA., August 28, 1864-4 p.m.

(Received 11.25 p.m.)

Major General H. W. HALLECK:

I have the honor to report the arrival of the One hundred and fourth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers at this post, from Hilton Head.

T. D. HART,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

Charlestown, Va., August 28, 1864-2 p.m.

Brevet Major-General EMORY,

Commanding Nineteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Move your corps out on the Summit Point road until you arrive at the barricades thrown up on that road by General Crook when he occupied that position some time ago.

Very respectfully,

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DETACHMENT NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Halltown, Va., August 28, 1864.

This command will move at 7 a.m. to-day on the Halltown pike toward Charlestown in the following order; first, Second Division, Nineteenth Army Corps; second, Reserve Artillery; third, First Division, Nineteenth Army Corps: fourth, wagons authorized.

General Grover will detail a regiment and a section of artillery as advance guard. Colonel Currie's brigade, First Division, will be reported to Brigadier-General Stevenson, commanding District of Harper's Ferry, by brigade commander.

By order of Brevet Major-General Emory:

DUNCAN S. WALKER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Halltown, Va., August 28, 1864

Brigadier General W. MERRITT,

Commanding First Cavalry Division;

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you move your command at 5 a.m. to-day across the country from your present camp until you strike the Leetown road in the vicinity of Charlestown,