I have telegraphed to him via Hagerstown to move rapidly up to join you in the pursuit, but, as he may not receive may dispatch,* you will please send messengers out on the different roads to communicate with him as rapidly as possible, informing him of everything you know in relation to the enemy's movements and the movements of your own troops.
R. B. MARCY,
Chief of Staff.
HDQRS. TWELFTH (BANKS') ARMY CORPS, Numbers 60.
Near Sandy Hook, Md., October 6, 1862.
I. Paragraph III of Special Orders, Numbers 59, is hereby revoked.+
II. The following-named regiments, recently assigned to this corps, will constitute a new brigade, to be known as the Fourth Brigade, First Division: One hundred and twenty-seventh New York Volunteers, One hundred and thirty-seventh New York Volunteers, One hundred and thirty-eighth New York Volunteers, One hundred and forty-ninth New York Volunteers. Colonel George L. Andrews, Second Massachusetts Volunteers, is assigned to the command of this brigade.
By command of Brigadier General A. S. Williams, commanding corps:
S. E. PITTMAN,
Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. SEVENTH ARMY CORPS,
DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA, Numbers 122.
Fort Monroe, Va., October 6, 1862.
I. Brigadier General F. B. Spinola, volunteer service, with the One hundred and thirty-second New York Volunteers, Colonel P. J. Claassen commanding, will proceed to Suffolk, Va., reporting for duty to Major-General Peck, commanding at Suffolk.
By command of Major-General Dix:
D. T. VAN BUREN,
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,
October 7, 1862.
General H. W. HALLECK,
Your dispatch of to-day received.++ Cox's division has been ordered to march at once for Clarksburg. Lieutenant McAlester has also been ordered to report to General Wright. The instructions regarding lists of officers, &c., for the Governor of New York, will be carried out as soon as possible. My cipher dispatch of this morning will explain to you my views regarding the new movement. I should be glad to learn from you as nearly as practicable the proportion of new and old troops I am to receive. I shall move my headquarters to-morrow to the vicinity of Knoxville.
GEO. B. McCLELLAN,
*See 12.50 p. m., VOL. XIX, Part II, p. 385.
+See p. 874.
++See VOL. XIX, Part II, p. 393.