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Page 11 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

MARTINSBURG, July 2, 1864.

(Received 5.30 p. m.)

Brigadier General MAX WEBER:

A force of the enemy is reported to be at Winchester. Further information will be sent you.

T. A. MEYSENBURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MARTINSBURG, July 2, 1864.

(Received 5.30 p. m.)

Brigadier-General WEBER:

The general commanding wishes to know how many effective cavalry you have, leaving about 150 at Harper's Ferry to co-operate with General Stahel. Can you spare a battery if necessary at this point?

T. A. MEYSENBURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General.


HEADQUARTERS,
Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 2, 1864-5.30 p. m.

Major T. A. MEYSENBURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Martinsburg:

The condition of my cavalry remains the same; 108 effective men in all. I have only one effective battery. I shall expect further information with regard to the enemy at Winchester.

MAX WEBER,

Brigadier-General.

MARTINSBURG, July 2, 1864. (Received 10 p. m.)

Brigadier General MAX WEBER,

Harper's Ferry:

Reports have reached us of an advance of the enemy in force down the Valley. His advance, consisting of Gilmor's cavalry, reached Winchester. As soon as reliable information has been received you will be informed, as also the War Department.

F. SIGEL,

Major-General.

MARTINSBURG, July 2, 1864.

(Received 5.45 p. m.)

[Captain H. M. BURLEIGH,

Assistant Adjutant-General:]

Your telegram dated July 1 is this moment received. The troops at Duffield's are the remaining parts of two companies, F and I, First Maryland Potomac Home Brigade. About twenty men of each company were captured. The line is not protected sufficiently at an adjacent to that point. The monthly report will be sent down by a messenger this evening.

W. P. MAULSBY,

Colonel, Commanding.


Page 11 Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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