War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0687 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE. ETC.-UNION.

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keep silent during the work, and work well, so as to be covered at daybreak. You will detail Lieutenant Hazlett, Battery D. Fifth Artillery, to act as engineer to the party. Lieutenant Hazlett will see Lieutenant Reese at 8 p. m.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH PROVISIONAL ARMY CORPS,

Camp near New Bridge, Va., June 21, 1862.

Brigadier-General COOKE,

Commanding Cavalry Reserve:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs that you will send early this morning and arrest Mr. Lipsomb, the hotel keeper at Old Church, and send him to General Andrew Porter, provost-marshal-general. where you will find charges against him. The general desires you to give directions to your party to suspect every persons going out and coming in our lines. All suspended persons, including negroes, will be searched even to their boots. The commanding general wishes you to connect with Colonel Farnsworth's pickets at the cross-roads where the straighen, if practicable, the line of pickets by running thence to Hanover Court-House and Pamunkey. If you find the last impracticable, picket as far as Hanover Court-House and Peake's Station from the direction of Harris' Store, and form the road leading to Leech's, as far up Hanover Court-House road as is prudent and proper.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH PROVISIONAL ARMY CORPS,

Camp near New Bridge, Va., June 21, 1862.

Captain BENNETT,

Commanding Squadron:

CAPTAIN: The commanding general directs me to inform you that you will by relieved from duty at these headquarters by a squadreon from General Cooke's command some time to-morrow. As soon as you are relieved you will report with your squadron to your regimental commander, Colonel McReynolds. In relieving you from duty at these headquarters the commanding general directs me to express to you his regret at not being able to retain you as his personal escort, and his satisfaction with manner in which all duty-required of you and your command has been performed. The cheerfulness and alacrity with which all orders have been complied with has given him great pleasure.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obdient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. FIFTH PROVISIONAL ARMY CORPS,

Camp near New Bridge, Va., June 21, 1862.

The commanding general directs that all persons in the portion of the country occupied by the army of within its ontrol, against whom