War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0922 MD., e. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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Middleburg, Va., and that Beardsley's brigade of cavalry be directed to picket in front of Washington. Please acknowledge.

S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Ashby's Gap, November 4, 1862-3 p. m.

His Excellency the PRESIDENT:

We hold Ashby's Gap; our cavalry advance is at Piedmont, on Manassas Gap Railroad.

GEO. B. MCCLELLAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

November 4, 1862.

Brigadier General J. F. REYNOLDS,

Commanding First Corps:

General McClellan directs that you move your corps at 9 a. m. to-morrow, on the road from Millville to R ectortown, and take position between Rectortwon and White Plains. General Burnside will move his command early in the morning, and take the line from Piedmont to Salem. General Franklin will take position on the Aldie pike east of Upperville. Headquarters to-morrow night will be on t he road from Millville to Rectortown, near Rectortown. Generals Couch and Porter will remain where they are to-morrow.

A. V. COLBURN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, Numbers 32.

Camp near Bloomfield, November 4, 1862.

The troops of this corps will move to-morrow morning as follows: The First Division (Doubleday's) will march at 9 o'clock by way of Millville to Rectortown and take post with its right at that point, its left extending in the direction of White Plains. The Second Division (Gibbon's) will follow in rear of the First and take position on its left. The Third Division (Meade's) will march at 9 o'clock to White Plains, by way of Middleburg, and take position with its left at the former place and right in the direction of Rectortown. The road will be given to the artillery, and the infantry to march alongside as much as possible. General Burnside's position will be from Piedmont to Salem.

John F. REYNOLDS.

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SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, Numbers 44.

Camp near Purcellville, November 4, 1862.

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III. Brigadier General John Gibbon, First Division, will assume command of the Second Division of this corps, lately commanded by General Ricketts.

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By order of Brigadier-General Reynolds:

C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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