War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 1072 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W. & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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It is General Sedgwick's intention to reach Middletown with the First and Sixth Corps if possible to-night and he desires that you should encamp as near that point as practicable.

Very respectfully,

M. T. McMAHON,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS SIXTH ARMY CORPS,

July 7, 1863-6 p. m.

Major-General BIRNEY,

Commanding Third Corps:

GENERAL: Since sending the dispatch in relation to the different roads for your infantry and trains, General Sedgwick has decided that you will not be able to cross the mountain to-night. He desires that you go into camp at any suitable point in the vicinity of Lewistown. You will resume your march at an early hour to-morrow to Middletown without awaiting further orders on the subject.

By command of Major-General Sedgwick:

M. T. McMAHON,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

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ORDERRS.] HEADQUARTERS TWELFTH CORPS D' ARMEE,

ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

July 7, 1863.

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15. Brigadier General O. S. Ferry, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty in the Department of the South, and will report in person without delay to Major General D. N. Couch, commanding Department of the Susquhanna, for duty.

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By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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CAVALRY HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE SUSQUEHANNA,

July 9, 1863.

Colonel WYNKOOP,

Commanding Twentieth Pennsylvania Cavalry:

The major-general commanding express his thanks to the officers and men of Captain Singiser's company for their success in the recent expedition, resulting in the capture of 50 rebels and 2 commissioned officers.

By command of Major-General Stahel:

H. BALDWIN, Jr.,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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