War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0677 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT,

Manassas, June 14, 1862.

Major-General BANKS,

Winchester:

I beg to inform you that I have ordered General Shield's division to leave Luray for Catlett's via Warrenton as soon as possible, and that I shall order Rickett's division to leave Front Royal as soon as I hear that Shields is out of the valley.

IRVIN McDOWELL,

Major-General, Commanding Department.

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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH PROVISIONAL ARMY CORPS,

Camp near New Bridge, Va., June 14, 1862.

Brigadier-General FRANKLIN,

Commanding Sixth Provisional Army Corps:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs me to say that there is no force between General Cooke and his camp. If you have any cavalry at your disposal please send a squadron to keep up the communication and bring in information.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 16, 1862-10,10 p. m.

Major-General McCLELLAN,

Headquarters Army of the Potomac:

The following dispatch has been received from General King.*

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 16, 1862.

Major General J. A. DIX,

Commanding Fortress Monroe:

The commanding general desires that you request Flag-Officer Goldsborought to send without delay two additional gun-boats to White House, where their service are much needed. Please obtain an answer from the flag-officer and communicate it to the commanding general by telegraph.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND CORPS D'ARMEE,

June 16, 1862.

General J. G. BARNARD,

Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac:

I have examined to-day pretty carefully, from a tree which enabled me to see nearly the whole of it, the large clearing in which the Garnett houses are situated. Inclosed is a rough sketch, # which indicates

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* See King to McDowell, VOL. XII, Part III, p. 396.

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