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HEADQUARTERS NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp Sheridan, Va., March 13, 1865.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Chief of Staff:

The following received from General Davis, commanding at Summit Point. The officer who brought it, Captain Potter, states that it was communicated by a letter delivered to one of the pickets by a woman:

SUMMIT POINT, March 13, 1865.

Major-General EMORY:

I have just been informed that the enemy contemplate making a raid at this point. I do not consider the information very reliable, but shall be prepared for them if such is the case.

E. P. DAVIS,

Brevet Brigadier-General.

W. H. EMORY,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,

March 13, 1865-7.30 p.m.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Chief of Staff, Middle Military Division, Winchester, Va.:

The following telegram from Brevet Brigadier-General Davis is this moment received. Hagerstown must be a mistake, but I send it as received. I have directed General Davis to communicate to General Stevenson and Colonel ReNumbers Hagerstown may be intended for Kabletown:

HEADQUARTERS,

Summit Point, March 13, 1865.

Reliable information just received report a force of rebels at Hagerstown, having just crossed the Shenandoah. Prepared for them here. Cavalry sent immediately might do some good.

E. P. DAVIS,

Brevet Brigadier-General.

W. H. EMORY.

HEADQUARTERS NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,

March 13, 1865.

Brigadier-General DAVIS,

Summit Point:

Communicate the information to General Stevenson, Harper's Ferry, and Colonel Reno at Charlestown. Telegraph me how you got the information and the name of the town. Hagerstown is in Maryland. I know of none on the Shenandoah.

W. H. EMORY,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp Sheridan, Va., March 13, 1865.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Chief of Staff:

General Davis telegraphs the name of the town as Myerstown where the rebels are. He received the information from a reliable citizen