War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1106 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W. & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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HEADQUARTERS SIGNAL STATION,

October 17, 1863-12 m.

General SEDGWICK:

A brigade of cavalry will be sent in the morning to picket the road in your front and toward the bridge.

MEADE,

[29.] General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

October 18, 1863.

This corps will move at 6 o'clock to-morrow morning, 19th instnat, to Hay Market, in the following order: First, First Division; second, Fourth Division; third, Third Division; fourth, three batteries artillery; fifth, Second Division; the four regiment at Bull Run falling in as the column passes.

By command of Major-General Newton:

C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,

[29.] Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIGNAL STATION,

October 18, 1863-2 p. m.

General SEDGWICK:

The commanding general directs that your order two regiments of cavalry now with you to report to General Greeg at Fairfax Court-House.

HUMPHREYS,

[29.] General.

SIXTH CORPS SIGNAL STATION,

October 18, 1863-2.30 p. m.

General HUMPHREYS:

I have ordered back the two cavalry regiments. They only number 150 men.

SEDGWICK,

[29.] General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

October 19, 1863.

To-night no fires will be allowed. The troops must be in line of battle, and at least one-third of them constantly awake ready to receive an attack. In case of an attack the troops will rise and fire, holding the ground they have, but not attempt and advance. All artillery and teams and ambulances must be hithced up and ready to move. The entire command will be under arms at 5 o'clock. No fires will be made before daylight.

By command of Major-General Newton:

C. KINGSBURY, Jr.,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.