War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 1018 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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The major-general commanding, after reading this note, desires me to say that he is perfectly satisfied that you have made every exertion to get up. It is only his anxiety to push ahead that induces him to write you as above.

F. T. L.

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APRIL 30, 1863-8.15 a. m.

(Received 9.40 a. m.)

General HUMPHREYS,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs me to inform you that he has gone on to Hunting Run, at the head of General Griffin's column. You will follow on at once. The order of march this morning is, Sykes first, then Griffin, on the road to Chancellorsville.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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CHANCELLORSVILLE,

April 30, 1863-2 p. m.

Brigadier-General HUMPHREYS,

Commanding Third Division, Fifth Corps:

GENERAL: Bring your command on as far as you can without destroying entirely their efficiency. We are going into camp near this place, and I would like you to get up as far at least as the crossing of Hunting Creek by the road from Ely's Ford. Report where and when you go into camp.

G. G. MEADE.

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HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Chancellorsville, April 30, 1863-9.30 p. m.

Brigadier-General HUMPHREYS,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs you to come forward to this place to-morrow morning. You will march by early daylight, as it is all important that you report with your command at the earliest possible moment. Headquarters are at Mrs. Chancellor's house at this place.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Brigadier-General HUMPHREYS:

The orderly who brings this will remain with you to-night to communicate with the commanding general.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRED. T. LOCKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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