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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

September 17, 1862-3.30 p. M.

Brigadier-General PLEASONTON:

GENERAL: General McClellan directs me to say he has no infantry to spare.

Confer with Majro-General Porter, and if he cannot support your batteries, withdraw them.

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

R. B. MARCY,

Chief of STaff.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.

September 17, 1862-4 p. M.

Brigadier-General PLEASONTON:

GENERAL: General McClellan directs you to send two squadrons of cavalry to report to Brigadier-General Meade. He will probably be found near the Pennsylvania Reserves, on our right.

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

GEO. D. RUGGLES.

Colonel and Aide-de-Camp.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Yorktown, Va., September 17, 1862.

Brigadier-General WESSELLS

Commanding Brigade:

GENERAL: In accordance with instructions from Major-General Dix, the major-general commanding directs that you proceed fortwith by special boat to Fortress Monroe and report to the major-general commanding.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. C. SUYDAM,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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DEPOT, [September 18, 1862]-12.30 [a. M.]

P. H. WATSON.

Assistant Secretary of War:

It will take four cars.

GEO. S. KOONTZ.

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WASHINGTON DEPOT, September 18, 1862.

(Received 5 a. M.)

P. H. WATSON.

Assistant Secretary of War:

Four cars of ammunition left at 4.55 o'clock.

GEO. S. KOONTZ

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