War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0924 N. AND SE. VA., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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tains; that he was then captured; carried to Upperville; detained there several days; made his escape; was recaptured and carried back; that on Tuesday last, as the rebels moved from Upperville to Snickersville, he again made his escape, came down the mountain, and arrived here this morning. From his appearance he has had a rough time.

Respectfully,

JOHN D. STEVENSON,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

Winchester, Va., March 10, 1865-1.30 p.m.

Brigadier-General STEVENSON,

Harper's Ferry:

GENERAL: One of the rebel prisoners, an officer, asked the provost-marshal if you had not been taken by Mosby. He supposed you had been, as one of Mosby's officer told him that he intended to take you out of your bed, and he thought it was to be done, that night (Thursday). You had better be careful.

W. S. HANCOCK,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers.

CUMBERLAND, MD., March 10, 1865.

Major-General HANCOCK,

Commanding Middle Military Division:

Eighteen deserters from Early, with thirteen horses, came into our lines at New Creek to-day.

S. S. CARROLL,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

March 10, 1865.

Brigadier-General CARROLL,

Cumberland, Md.:

General Hancock has decided that the One hundred and forty-fourth Indiana shall come on to Harper's Ferry. He says he will send you a heavy artillery regiment soon. Meanwhile why don't you put a regiment from Cumberland on the line?

C. H. MORGAN,

Brevet Brigadier-General, &c.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE MILITARY DIVISION,

March 10, 1865.

Brigadier General S. S. CARROLL,

Cumberland:

The One hundred and forty-fourth Indiana Regiment may be detained by you, if it has not passed Cumberland, and used as you proposed using the heavy artillery regiment. Please answer.

C. H. MORGAN,

Brevet Brigadier-General of Volunteers, &c.