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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH PROVISIONAL ARMY CORPS,

Camp near New Bridge, June 17, 1862.

Brigadier-General MORELL,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs that you send a battery or rifle guns with the brigade to Mechanicsville.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Camp Lincoln, June 17, 1862.

Brigadier-General McCALL,

Commanding Division, Forage Station:

The commanding general directs that you move your command to-morrow morning at an early hour to the vicinity of Doctor Curtis' house, and report, on your arrival, to Brigadier General F. J. Porter, commanding Fifth Corps, under whose command you will be for the present. You will leave at Tunstall's Station the regiment now stationed there. For the present General Keyes has been ordered to send a regiment to Dispatch Station, of which you will please cause the colonel of the regiment at Tunstall's Station to be informed. General Porter has been instructed to send you a guide and such additional instructions as to the route and hour of march as may be necessary. Please acknowledge.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SUFFOLK, June 17, 1862.

(Received 3,45 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

It is whispered about here that Stonewall Jackson has been re-enforced a week since by 20,000 men.

J. K. F. MANSFIELD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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NEW BERNE, N. C., June 17, 1862.

(Via Norfold 19th. Received 11,45 a. m.)

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

Arrived here safely and found all quiet. Governor Stanly has gone to Washington, N. C. On his return I will consult with him fully and inform you of the result. You can send return telegraph to Norfolk, and it will be brought back by return boat.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General, Commanding.

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