HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA, Numbers 78. Hagerstown, Md., June 21, 1861.
The First Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel Samuel Yohe commanding, will move as early as possible and occupy Frederick, Md., under such instructiohns as may be given him from these headquarters.
By order of Major-General Patterson:
F. J. PORTER,
HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,
Washington, D. C., June 22, 1861.
Colonel CHARLES P. STONE,
COLONEL: The General-in-Chief desires me to say he has written to General Patterson to propose a column in the direction intimated in conjunction with a movement in co-operation from Alexandria.* Of course your column would be absorbed by General Patterson in this movement. The General-in-Chief would be glad that you should furnish him any suggestins which may occur to you. Instructions have been given to General Mansfield to carry out your suggestions as to the battalion of District Volunteers stationed at Seneca Mills, also to supply their place by a suitable force.+
Lieutenant-Colonel and Military Secretary.
P. S. - Colonel Townsend is temporarily absent, owing to sickenss of a child, supposed to be dying.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA, Numbers 10. Fort Monroe, Va., June 23, 1861.
Surg. J. M. Cuyler is announced a medical director in this department.
By command of Major-General Butler:
T. J. HAINES,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, Numbers 109. Washington, D. C., June 30, 1861.
I. Colonel C. P. Stone, commanding the Rockville expedition, will send back to this city the section of aritllery, the mounted troops, and such of the District of Columbia Volunteers as may desire to return, and with the remainder of the force under his command will join the column under Major-General Patterson.
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By command of Lieutenant-General Scott:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
* See Stone to Townsend, June 22, VOL. II, p. 114.
+ For Stone's reply, see June 23, VOL. II, p. 114.