Congressional Edition Volume 2773

Congressional Edition Volume 2773

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...from headquarters of the Army, July 7, the following troops will proceed without delay and report at the places indicated: II Lieut. Col. J. C. Lininger's battalion six-months' volunteers will report at Hancock, Md., via Wheeling and Cumberland. III. Col. S. B. Dick's three-months' militia will report at New Creek Station, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Md. IV. Col. R. B. McComb's regiment three-months' militia will report at Parkersburg. Va. V. Capt. J. M. Knap, Battery A, Pennsylvania militia, will report at Beverly, Va. The commanding officers when they arrive at their respective destinations will report by telegraph to Brig. Gen. B. F. Kelley, Hancock, Md. By command of Major-General Brooks: WM. R. HOWE, Assistant Adjutant-General. Hancock, Md., July 9, 1863--10.30 a. m. (Received 2.30 p. m.) Col. E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant-General, Washington: A citizen who left Hagerstown yesterday reports that Lee's army is all in that neighborhood; that Longstreet has pushed through town toward Sharpsburg; Ewell is toward Williamsport, and that General Hill was encamped north of the town. Don't know that this is reliable. General Averell not yet arrived with his cavalry. Is on the way. B. F. KELLEY, Brigadier-Ge neral. War Department, Washington, July 9, 1803--3.20 p. m. Brigadier-General Kelley, Hancock, Md.: If Lee gives battle, do not be absent, but come in and help General Meade gam a victory. A battle is not far off. H. W. HALLECK, General-in-Chief. War Department, Washington, Jidy 9, 1803--4.20 p. m. Major-General Dix, Fort Monroe, Va.: It is important that the troops be pushed forward with all possible dispatch, and also that they arrive here ready for the field. Another great battle is pending, and I wish to get them in time to take part. H....show more

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  • Paperback | 516 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 912g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236630467
  • 9781236630469