War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 1055 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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at each of these places. You will hold these positions, taking chare of all the pickets until Monday morning, 15th instant, at which time you will fall back in the direction of Manassas and Centerville. General Hooker's headquarters will be at Dumfries to-night. You will be charged with covering the withdrawal of this wing of the armt to the line of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad.

By command of Major-General Reynolds:

C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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WASHINGTON, D. C., June 14, 1863-1 p. m.

General SCHENCK,

Baltimore:

Get Milroy from Winchester to Harper's Ferry if possible. He will be gobbled up if he remains, if he is not already past salvation.

A. LINCOLN.

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HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPARTMENT, EIGHTH ARMY CORPS,

Baltimore, June 14, 1863.

Major-General COUCH,

Commanding Department of the Susquehanna, Chambersburg, Pa.:

Ewell, with Jackson's old division and in force, has been fighting us since last night at Winchester, and is pressing on to Martinsburg. I have not the means to check him at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad or at the Potomac River. I shall concentrate all I can to hold Maryland Heights.

ROBT. S. SCHENCK,

Major-General, Commanding.

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HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPARTMENT, EIGHTH ARMY CORPS,

Baltimore, June 14, 1863.

Brigadier-General TYLER,

Harper's Ferry or Martinsburg:

Received the following from Major-General Halleck:

It is reported that Longstreet's and Ewell's corps have passed through Culpeper to Sperryville toward the valley.

Be cautions.

DONN PLATT,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

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HDQRS. MIDDLE DEPARTMENT, EIGHTH ARMY CORPS,

Baltimore, June 14, 1863.

Brigadier-General KELLEY,

Harper's Ferry:

All troops, stores, &c., west of Martinsburg must be carried to Grafton, where Averell is ordered also to concentrate. This order must be promptly carried into effect.

By order of Major-General Schenck:

DONN PLATT,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

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