War of the Rebellion: Serial 090 Page 1000 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LV.

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AUGUST 15, 1864.

General R. E. LEE,

Chaffin's Bluff:

Mosby telegraphs, Upperville, 13th: Attacked enemy's supply train near Berryville that morning; dispersed guard treble his number; captured and destroyed 75 loaded wagons; brought off over 200 prisoners, including several officers, between 500 and 600 horses and mules, upward of 200 head of fine beef-cattle, and many valuable stores. Considerable number of enemy killed and wounded. His loss, 2 killed, 3 wounded.

W. H. TAYLOR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[AUGUST 16, 1864.- For Lee to Seddon, relating to Mosby's operations at Berryville, see p. 633.]

HEADQUARTERS VALLEY DISTRICT,

August 16, 1864.

General BRECKINRIDGE:

GENERAL: Lieutenant-General Early directs that you have your command all ready to move at sunrise to-morrow and keep it so during the day, as it may be necessary to move at any moment.

I am, general, respectfully, &c.,

A. S. PENDLETON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 193.

Richmond, August 16, 1864.

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IV. Major Charles Howard, commissary of subsistence, is assigned to duty in the cavalry command of Major General L. L. Lomax.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

AUGUST 18, 1864.

Major-General BRECKINRIDGE:

GENERAL: Move in the morning at sunrise toward Bunker Hill. Let your ordnance, ambulances, and medical wagons follow each division, and other trains move in the rear, under charge of Major Harman. Order of march; first, Ranseur; second, Rodes; third, Breckinridge. Braxton's battalion of artillery will move with Ramseur's division,