WATERY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,
September 15, 1863-7.20 p. m.
A guerrilla party is lurking just beyond this mountain. They are very active in watching our movements about Warrenton.
CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,
September 16, 1863.
This corps will move at 5 o'clock this morning in the following order: The First Division in front the artillery next, the Second Division next, the Third Division in rear. The pickets will be withdrawn at 3 a. m., and join their divisions. The pickets extending to Wheatley's Ford a. m. and join their divisions. The pickets extending to Wheatley's Ford on this side of the river will be withdrawn at once. The ambulances will follow in rear of the Third Division. The ammunition trains lances will follow in rear of ambulances. The remainder of the trains will follow in the order of the divisions. All guards and other details not already mentioned above will be withdrawn at once. The corps will move to a position midway between Stevensburg and Culpeper.
By command of Major-General Newton:
C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.
PONY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,
September 16, 1863-7.30 p. m.
General WILLIAMS, Stevensburg:
My command is at this place.
HDQRS. TWELFTH CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,
September 16, 1863-1 a. m.
Brigadier General A. S. WILLIAMS,
You will move your division to Stevensburg at 7 o'clock this a. m., crossing at Kelly's Ford. Two batteries will accompany you .
By command of Major-General Slocum:
H. C. RODGERS,
HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Numbers 251.
September 17, 1863.
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9. Brigadier General H. L. Eustis, U. S. Volunteers, will report for assignment to the commanding general of the Sixth Army Corps.
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