HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF VIRGINIA,
Washington, July 23, 1862 - 10. 03 p. m.
Brigadier General S. D. STURGIS,
Send one regiment of cavalry now with you and one brigade of Shields' late division to report for duty to Major General Banks, near Sperryville. This brigade will be assigned by General Banks to Augur's division. Send the other brigade of Shields division to report to Major - General McDowell at Warrenton. These troops will march tomorrow, fully equipped and provided by you with ample transportation. The two companies of First Ohio Cavalry are detailed as escort to Major - General Pope. Direct all men on detached service from these companies to join at once. You will then put the companies in march for Warrenton, the to report to the commanding general. In case to Major - General McDowell and await the arrival of these headquarters.
By command of Major - General Pope:
GEO. D. RUGGLES,
Colonel and Chief of Staff.
Abstract from field returns of the U. S. forces commanded by Major General Ambrose E. Burnside, U. S. Army, at Newport News, Va.,
July 25, 1862.
Present for duty.
Command. Officers Men. Aggregat Aggrega
First Division 162 2,693 4,362 4,967
Second Division [Reno] 166 3,904 4,359 5,078
Third Division [Parke] 146 3,290 3,707 4,866
Total 474 10,887 12,428 14,911
Organization of the U. S. forces commanded by Major General Ambrose E. Burnside, U. S. Army, at Newport News, Va., July 25, 1862.
Brigadier General ISAAC I. STEVENS
Colonel WILLIAM M. FENTON.
Colonel DANIEL LEASURE.
46th New York.
79th New York.
Brigadier General JESSE L. RENO.
6th New Hampshire.
51st New York.