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intelligent and did you credit fully his statements? The intelligence is so is iportant, if reliable, that I would have all the information possible concerning it. General Ord is relieved and Ricketts is division commander.

IRVIN McDOWELL,

Major-General, Commanding Department.

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WICHESTER, June 13, 1862-11 a. m.

(Received 1 p. m.)

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

General Hartsuff's brigade late Abercrombie's, was temporarily detached from my command. It is necessary to complete William's division, and is imperatively needed here. If reassighend to my command I will send Crawford to Front Royal, so as to relieve the other brigade there. I beg that their assignment may be made at once. The troops all urgently wish it.

N. P. BANKS,

Major-General, Commanding.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MOUNTAIN DEPARTMENT, Numbers 26. Wheeling, June 13, 1862.

I. Surg. L. H. Holden, U. S. Army, having reported at these headquarters agreeably to orders from the War Department, is assigned to duty as medical director of the department.

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By command of Major-General Fremont:

HENRY THRALL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Camp at Doctor Trent's, June 14, 1862-10,15 a. m.

General A. E. BURNSIDE,

Fort Monroe:

Telegraph just re-established, cut by enemy last night. All quiet again. Nothing likely to occur here for some days. Better get your railroad transportation all ready for work and keep me constantly informed.

G. B. McCLELLAN,

Major-General.

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FORT MONROE, June 14, 1862-11,30 a. m.

(Received 11,45 a. m.)

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

I leave at once for my department, having communicated fully with Generals McClellan and Dix. Will write you fully by mail.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

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