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POINT LOOKOUT, MD., March 10, 1865.

S. NICKERSON, U. S. NAVY,

Saint Indigoes:

I have received information from Leonardtown that Spalding, a noted guerrilla, with ten men fully armed, is near there. I have sent after them. They may attempt to cross near Blackstone's Island. Can you send a boat to that vicinity to intercept them if they try to cross? Pleas reply.

J. BARNES,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

March 10, 1865.

Major-General TORBERT,

Chief of Cavalry:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding desires you to send a force of cavalry to Front Royal to-night for the purpose of getting information concerning Sheridan or any movements of the enemy. You will probably be able to raise a sufficient number of cavalry to go and come safely if the march is made in the night.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. H. MORGAN,

Brevet Brigadier-General of Volunteers and Chief of Staff.

HARPER'S FERRY, W. VA., March 10, 1865.

Major-General HANCOCK:

A private of Sixth New York Cavalry, captured by Mosby, who made his escape from him on Tuesday between Snickersville and Upperville, came in this morning, and reported that Mosby wanted him to pilot a party into the Ferry for my capture; asked him where my headquarters were, &c. I hope he will try it. I think his party will come to grief.

Respectfully,

JOHN D. STEVENSON,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

March 10, 1865.

General STEVENSON,

Harper's Ferry:

How many men had Mosby? What information does the soldier give of his force?

C. H. MORGAN,

Brevet Brigadier-General, &c.

HARPER'S FERRY, March 10, 1865.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Chief of Staff:

The Sixth New York cavalryman stated that he was one of the dismounted men left at camp near Lovettsville by Devin the day he moved; that in getting to Berling he was cut off by rebels and took to the moun-