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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, TWENTY-SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Washington, D. C., March 2, 1865-10.50 a. m.

Brevet Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Winchester, Va.:

The First Regiment, First Army Corps, will move by rail at 11 a. m. this day.

C. C. AUGUR,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION, March 2, 1865.

(Received 8 p. m.)

General C. C. AUGUR,

Headquarters Department of Washington:

The general desires to know whether you can get any information from the Rappahannock. How much cavalry have you, and can you send any down?

Respectfully,

C. H. MORGAN,

Brevet Brigadier-General of Volunteers and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, TWENTY-SECOND ARMY CORPS,

March 2, 1865.

Brevet Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Winchester:

There is no definite information from the Rappahannock above Fredericksburg. At that point there is no force excepting guerrillas and a few men on furlough. A scout of 500 cavalry has been ordered to the vicinity of Rappahannock bridge to obtain all possible information as to movements of the enemy. It has been reported that he is picketing the river with the Fifteenth Virginia cavalry, from Fitz Lee's command. Result of the scout will be duly reported.

C. C. AUGUR,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, TWENTY-SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Washington, D. C., March 2, 1865-11.48 a. m.

Colonel WILLIAM GAMBLE,

Commanding First Separate Brigade, Fairfax Court-House:

When did the battalion of the Thirteenth New York, ordered to report to General Hardin, leave camp at Prospect Hill, and when did the battalion ordered to Muddy Branch march? Please reply at once.

Respectfully,

J. H. TAYLOR,

Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant-General.