War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0906 MD., e. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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pontoon bridge near the mouth of the Shenandoah out on the Hillsborough turnpike, passing the present camps of Generals Butterfield and Humphreys. The general has some doubts about Colonel Garrard's joining General Warren.

I remain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

October 31, 1862-9 p. m.

Brigadier-General BUTTERFIELD,

Commanding Division:

General Sykes will march his division past you in the morning and will encamp beyond General Humphreys and near to General Couch. While continuing to supply your command with what it needs, you will hold it in readiness for active operations. General Porter's headquarters will be near General Humphreys'.

By command of Major-General Porter:

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

October 31, 1862-10 p. m.

Brigadier-General BUTTERFIELD,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The orderly from General Griffin has just arrived. Your wagon train is here and will move out early in the morning. As there will probably be no movement other than that of General Sykes, who will move out in front of General Humphreys, there will be abundance of time, the general hopes, for you to-morrow to complete your arrangements.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH CORPS,

October 31, 1862-9 p. m.

Brigadier-General HUMPHREYS,

Commanding Division:

General Sykes will march past you and encamp beyond you near to General Couch to-morrow. While continuing to supply your command with what it needs, you will hold your command in readiness for active operations. General Porter's [headquarters] will be near you.

By command of General Porter:

ALEX. S. WEBB,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

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