War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0736 N. AND SE. VA., W.VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

February 28, 1865.

General J. D. STEVENSON,

Cumberland:

It appears that General Torbert had ordered the regiment of cavalry from Duffield's to this place yesterday, so it is not available to you. The regiment at Hedgesville can be used, I suppose. What is there at the crossing of the Opequon?

C. H. MORGAN,

Brevet Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

HARPER'S FERRY, February 28, 1865.

Major R. P. KENNEDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Department of West Virginia:

The number of troops in this command and stationed at posts is as follows:

Commanding officer. Post. Numbers of men.

Colonel Graham Harper's Ferry 1,700

Colonel Reno Charlestown 500

Lieutenant-Colonel Halltown 400

Peale

Captain John Duffield's 45

Lilley

Captain John Brown's Cross-Roads 45

Lilley

Lieutenant-Colonel Sandy Hook, Berlin, 609

Cook Point of Rocks

W. H. SEWARD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HARPER'S FERRY, February 28, 1865.

Major R. P. KENNEDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Department of West Virginia:

The following is a further list of troops and commanding officers stationed west of Harper's Ferry:

Commanding Post Numbers of Command.

officer men.

Lieutenant Cherry Run 50 1st Maryland

Beatty Cavalry

Captain Forrest Sleepy Creek 70 Do.

Major Daniel Back Creek 95 Do.

Captain Tabb's Station 40 Do.

Atkinson

Captain Opequon Bridge 100 195th

Sprecher Pennsylvania

Infantry

Captain Kearnesville 150 Do.

Ricksecker

Colonel Cole Martinsburg 725 1st Maryland

Cavalry,

including one

battery.

Captain Van Clevesville 35 Do.

Ricksecker

Four companies of Fourteenth West Virginia, since arrived, add about 150 men. Recruits for One hundred and ninety-fifth Pennsylvania are being armed and sent to Martinsburg.

W. H. SEWARD,

Brigadier-General.