War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 1063 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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that Mosby's guns will rendezvous in the mountains on our left and front to-night. I have, therefore, sent Captain Freedley (but a short time since and he is but a short distance on his way) with 100 men to endeavor to entrap him. No other orders have been given.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. B. AYRES,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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ORDERS.] HDQRS. TWELFTH CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 25, 1863.

This corps will move, via the upper bridge at Edwards Ferry, to-morrow morning crossing the Monocacy at its mouth and proceeding up the Potomac toward Trammelstown and Point of Rocks.

Order of march: First, ambulances of Second Division; second ambulances of First Division; third, baggage of Second Division; fourth baggage of First Division; at 3 a. m., fifth Second Division Infantry; sixth, two batteries of artillery; seventh, First Division Infantry; eighth, two batteries of artillery, at 4.30 a. m. After crossing the bridge at Edwards Ferry the infantry will procede, the ambulances following the division to which they belong, and the baggage taking the rear of the column.

By command of Major-General Slocum:

H. C. RODGERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS THIRD ARMY CORPS,

Gum Spring, June 26, 1863.

Corps headquarters and its train will start for Jefferson by direct road to-morrow at 6 a. m. General Humpreys will move promptly at 7 a. m., bivouacking near Jefferson. Brigade artillery will follow at 8 o'clock. General Ward will move at 9 a. m. for artillery, bivoaucking on the road to Middletown beyond Jefferson. The trains will move promptly at 10 a. m., keeping well closed up. The direct road to Jefferson will be taken and the columns kept well closed.

By command of Major-General Birney:

O. H. HART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HDQRS. TWELFTH CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

June 26, 1863-11.30 p. m.

Brigadier General A. S. WILLIAMS,

Commanding Division:

The major-general commanding directs that you march with your column to Knoxville, starting at 5 a. m. to-morrow. The order of march will be the same as that of to-day, General J. W. Geary in advance. The supply train will be sent to Middletown.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. C. RODGERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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