War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0944 MD., e. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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HEADQUARTERS NINTHA RMY CORPS,

Gaskins' Mill, Va., November 9, 1 862.

Brigadier-General STURGIS,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: By direction of the general commanding I send you herewith a copy of General Pleasonton's dispatch.* You will please proceed with the least possible with the remaining brigade and artillery of your division and assume command of your whole division, so co-operating with General Pleasonton as will enable him to carry out his instructions. You will send the two regiments at Amissville to join General Ferrero at Jefferson. The general commanding relies upon your prompt and efficient services in this matter, as an important movement is pending. You will not wait for your wagons, but leave directions from them to follow with a rear guard.

I am, general, very respectfully,

ROBT. A. HUTCHINS,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Gaskins' Mill, November 9, 1862.

General PLEASONTON,

Commanding Cavalry Brigade:

GENERAL: Your dispatch is received.* In accordance with your wish I have ordered General Sturgis to Amissville with his other brigade and two batteries. He is directed to assume commandof the division and co-operate with you, so as to enable you to carry out your instructions. He will send the two regiments at Amissville to Jefferson. Should you need further assistance, send a dispatch to me through General Stoneman at Waterloo, who has thrown a bridge over their iver at that place.

I am, general, very respectfully,

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Ninth Army Corps.

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SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, Numbers 48.

November 10, 1862.

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II. Upon being relieved by Brigadier General C. C. Augur from the command of the First Division of this corps, Brigadier General A. Doubleday will resume command of his old brigade.

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By command of Brigadier-General Reynolds:

C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, Numbers 38.

Near Warrenton, November 11, 1862.

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II. The troops of this corps will move at 11 a. m. to-day. The Third Division will march to Fayetteville and take position at the cross roads;

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*See 6.30 a. m., VOL. XIX, Part II, p. 118.

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