War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0940 MD., e. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

November 7, 1862-2 p. m.

Major-General FRANKLIN,

Commanding Sixth Corps:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs you to move your corps day after to-morrow to New Baltimore by way of Georgetown, so as to arrive that day at the first-mentioned place. Your supplies will, after leaving White Plains, and until further orders, be drawn from Gainesville by the turnpike to Warrenton. General Porter moves to-morrow to New Baltimore, and the following day to the Cat-tail Branch of Cedar Run, about one mile and a half northeast of Warrenton, and will encamp on the left of the turnpike. General headquarters will move to-morrow to Warrenton or vicinity by the direct road.

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

GEO. D. DRUGGLES,

Colonel and Assistant Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Rectortown, November 7, 1862.

Major-General SIGEL,

Commanding Eleventh Corps, Gainesville, Va.:

General McClellan directs me to say that the disposition of your troops, as represented in your communication of to-day, is approved, and he desires that they remain so posted until further orders. General Porter's corps moves to-morrow to New Baltimore, and Genreal Franklin's to the same place the day after. Porter, on the next day, will move to the vicinity of Warrenton, and Franklin the day after. Couch will move direct on Warrenton to-morrow, and headquarters will move by the same route and camp near Warrenton to-morrow night.

A. V. COLBURN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Camp near Rectortown, November 7, 1862-11 a. m.

Major-General SIGEL,

Commanding Eleventh Corps:

General McClellan desires that you send a portion of your cavalry to scour the country from Thoroughfare to Snicker's and Ashby's Gaps, in rear of the army. Any cavalry that you have in the direction of New Baltimore can be withdrawn from there, as there are troops in front.

A. V. COLBURN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

November 7, 1862-6 p. m.

Major General F. SIGEL,

Commanding Eleventh Corps:

Your dispatch of to-day received. General McClellan desires that you will send a cavalry force, if possible, toward Fredericksburg, to