War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0912 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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information possible concerning Sheridan, and if he hears of the capture of any prisoners to ascertain whether they are being sent up, and assist in getting them here. If Mosby is found to be where he can be reached the general desires him to be attacked. The commander will, of course, understand the need of great caution while on the march. Unless Cedar Creek is not fordable the general would like to have the command go down as far as Edenburg. They should be supplied with two days' rations for the men and two days' forage.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. H. MORGAN,

Brevet Brigadier-General, Chief of Staff.

HARPER'S FERRY, W. VA., March 9, 1865.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Chief of Staff:

The prisoners arrived all right; guard was relieved and returned to Winchester. The prisoners were forwarded to Fort Delaware. Will arrive in Baltimore this evening.

JOHN D. STEVENSON,

Brigadier-General.

HARPER'S FERRY, W. VA., March 9, 1865.

Brigadier-General HOFFMAN,

Commissary General of Prisoners, Washington, D. C.:

I send about 1,400 rebel prisoners, officers and men, Sheridan's capture, to Baltimore this morning; will arrive there this evening. Have arrangements made to relieve my guard on arrival and returned, as General Hancock has use for the troops.

JOHN D. STEVENSON,

Brigadier-General.

HARPER'S FERRY, W. VA., March 9, 1865.

Brigadier General W. W. MORRIS,

Commanding, Baltimore:

I send by train to-day 1,333 enlisted men and 62 officers, rebel prisoners, captured by General Sheridan. I wish you to relieve my guard, as General Hancock has use for all the men of the command just at this time, and expects me to send all I can spare to him at a moment's notice. The train will arrive at Baltimore about 7 o'clock this evening.

Respectfully,

JOHN D. STEVENSON,

Brigadier-General.

BALTIMORE, March 9, 1865.

General STEVENSON:

I have no troops to relieve your guard when they arrive with prisoners. A regiment is hourly expected and if it arrives I will send your men back at once.

W. W. MORRIS,

Brevet Brigadier-General, Commanding.