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tents are seen in woods. Smokes sre thick and dense toward Orange Court-House. See no activity on river front. Too smoky to see distincly.

[29.] TAYLOR.

SIGNAL STATION,

November 10, 1863-4.30 p. m.

General PLEASONTON:

The Second Brigade is in camp near Culpeper, on the road to Madison; pickets towrd Sperryville; Reserve Brigade near Culpepr, toward Slaughter Mountain. First Brigade just arrived, and will encamp on left of Reserve Brigade, picketing toward Rapidan and connecting with Kilpatrick.

BUFORD,

[29.] General.

PONY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 11, 1863.

Captain NORTON:

See camps of enemy in woods opposite Raccon, Norton's and Springfellow's Fords. Camp smokes four or five miles beyond Raccon Ford behind the east front of Clarks' Mountain, and numerous ones beyond Rapidan Station and Orange Court-House. Smokes in wods littlew north of Fox Mountain and near Battle Mountain. Smokes from fires on this mountain prevent good view toward Orange Court-House. I have no map of the Rapidan country.

[29.] TAYLOR.

CAVALRY DIVISION SIGNAL STATION,

November 11, 1863.

Captain TAYLOR:

General Buford wishes to know if you can see anything on Cedar Mountain.

[29.] JEROME.

PONY MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION,

November 11, 1863.

Lieutenant JEROME:

Too smoky to see plainly. Will keep watch. See smokes resing near Wayland's Mill.

[29.] TAYLOR.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, Numbers 269.

November 12, 1863.

1. Brigadier General S. Meredith, having reported for duty to these headquarters, is hereby to the command of the First Division, relieving Brigadier-General Culter.

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