War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0883 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.--UNION.

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HEADQUARTERS EIGHTH ARMY CORPS,

Baltimore, October 12, 1862.

Colonel RICHARDS,

Commanding at Relay House, Md.:

COLONEL: Keep well on your guard. Keep your men in hand and prepared to meet any raid from the enemy.

W. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

October 13, 1862.

Brigadier-General DOUBLEDAY,

Commanding First Division:

The general commanding having received information that the rebel cavalry under Stuart arrived near the mouth of the Monocacy yesterday about noon, directs that you recall the brigade from the Sharpsburg road.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. B. LAMBORN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

Colonel HOFMANN,

Second Brigade:

COLONEL: You will withdraw your brigade immediately.

By command of Brigadier-General Doubleday:

E. P. HALSTED,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, Numbers 28.

October 13, 1862.

1. Brigadier General Gabriel R. Paul, of volunteers, having reported for duty with this corps, is assigned to the First Division, and will report in person to Brigadier-General Doubleday.

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[By command of Brigadier-General Reynolds:

CHAS. B. LAMBORN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.]

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

October 14, 1862.

Brigadier General SETH WILLIAMS,

Asst. Adjt. General, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I respectfully present to the consideration of the commanding general the following recommendations for promotions, with the hope that they may be favorably presented to the honorable Secretary of War: Colonel H. S. Lansing, Seventeenth New York Volunteers (captain Twelfth U. S. Infantry), to the rank of brigadier-general. The activity and energy of this officer from the commencement of the war commend him to the consideration of the commanding general for reward. His efficient services in the field, commanding his regiment and at times a brigade or an expeditionary force, prove his soldierly