War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1113 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION.

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WATERY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 2, 1863-4 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

Enemy's camp smokes still appear the same. The atmosphere still continues too thick to observe any slight change.

TAYLOR.

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HEADQUARTERS SIGNAL STATION,

Novmber 3, 1863-12.30 p. m.

Captain TAYLOR:

Reposrt to me in future twice a day-forenoon and afternoon. Do you observe any change in the enemy's camps?

NORTON.

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WATERY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 3, 1863-1 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

Not clear enough to see enemy's camps. No other change observed in camp smokes than that they are thicker about Culpeper.

TAYLOR.

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WATERY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 3, 1863-5 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

Excellent view this p. m. Enemy's camps and wagons north of and along the line of railroad between Brandy Station and Culpeper very distinct. See no change whatever since last good view. Five regiments seen drilling near camps. Two wall-tents and four wagons in woods on hill between Gaines' Cross-Roads and Flint Hill, and cavalry lookout post upon Jobbers' Mountain. Squadron cavalry on field in front of tents and wagons, and smokes rising from behind hill.

TAYLOR,

[29.] Captain and Signal Officer.

GREEG'S SIGNAL STATION,

November 3, 1863-11.40 a. m.

Colonel SMITH:

All quiet. A scout sent las night to Orelans and Salem could find mothing of the enemy.

D. McM. GREGG.

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CAVALRY CORPS SIGNAL STATION,

November 3, 1863-12 m.

Colonel C. R. SMITH:

Colonel Jones, commanding pickets near Waterloo, reports hearing drums distinctly across the river. A lookout is ordered to be kept on our right. Alhough such is the colonel's report, he may be mistaken.

D. McM. GREGG.

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