War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1116 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA., Chapter LXIII.

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WATERY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 6, 1863-10 a. m.

Captain NORTON:

Trains and cavalry have all passed. Only one more regiment seen. The whole disappeared behind woods beyond and near Jefferson. Five wagons near Sandy Hook moving in direction Gaines' Cross-Roads.

P. A. TAYLOR,

[29.] Captain and Signal Officer.

WATERY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 6, 1863-11 a. m.

Captain NORTON:

Large smokes have just sprung up from behind woods near Rixeyville Ford. No change whatever in camps and camp smokes heretofore reported. Had good view of them this a. m.

[29.] TAYLOR.

WATERY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 6, 1863-5 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

No change discovered since morning report. Enemy's smokes very heavy about Stevensburg. Large columns smokes seen this p. m. south-southeast from this mountain, distant forty miles or more. P. A. TAYLOR,

[29.] Captain and Signal Officer.

HEADQUARTERS SIGNAL STATION,

November 6, 1863-8 p. m.

Captain TAYLOR:

To-morrow we move to a point just halfway between Bealeton and Morrisville. Look for our flag there or near Bealeton. You will remain on the mountain until further orders. General Sedgwick's guard will stay with until one is sent you by General Buford.

[29.] NORTON.

WATERY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 6, 1863-8.15 p. m.

Captain NORTON:

Communication between this and the point you mention will be very uncertain.

[29.] TAYLOR.

SIXTH CORPS SIGNAL STATION,

November 6, 1863-11.45 a. m.

General GREGG:

It is reported that two regiments of enemy's cavalry are moving toward Jefferson and more following. The general wishes you to find out if there is a movement of the enemy in that direction and send word in.

C. R. SMITH,

[29.] Chief of Staff.