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captain that there were 20,000 yet to pass Boonsborough. Have you any news? What has become of General White?

Respectfully, yours, &c.,

THOS. H. FORD.

Colonel, Commanding Third Brigade

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

Camp near Rockville, September 11, 1862-1.30 p. M.

J. W. GARRETT, Esq.:

President of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Baltimore:

Let meknow how much injur was done to the rairload bridge over the Monocacy and how long it will take to repair it. Please have everything prepared to push the work with the greatest rapidity when needed.*

G. B. McCLELLAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

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WAR DEPARTMENT

Washington City, D. C., September 12, 1862-8 p. M.

Governor CURTIN, Harrisburg:

As General Sigel was in Washington enjoying his breakfast this morning at Willard's (the last time I heard of him, and his command is at Chain Bridge) it is not likely that he shelled the enemy at Frederick.+

EDWIN M. STANTON.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

Camp near Urbana, September 12, 1862-7 p. M.

Major General E. V. SUMNER, Commanding Corps:

GENERAL: The commanding general direct that your order Banks' corps to move at dayligth to-morrow by Ijmasville and Crum's Ford to Frederick, halting one mile this side of the town, and reporting to you as soon as they have got into position. Burnside moves to-morrow morning to Frederick; Franklin to Buckeystown; and Couch to Licksville. General Porter is en route to join this army with his corps of 20,000 men. You will receive orders for your own movements during the night.

Yours, very respectfully,

R. B. MARCH,

Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

Near Urbana, September 12, 1862-11.45 p. M.

Major-General SUMNER, Near Urbana:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs you to move with your command at daylight to-morrow (by the direct road) to Frederick, Md., and there await further orders.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. B. MARCY,

Chief of Staff.

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*For reply, see VOL. XIX, Part II, p. 269.

+See Curtin to Stanton, VOL. XIX Part II, p. 277.

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