Thursday, November 1, 2012

1862 November 2 [no place] 7.30 P.M.

[from the dispatch book of General Alfred Pleasonton]

Hd. Qrs. Cav Brigade
Nov 2. 7.30 P.M.
General R. B. Marcy
    Chief of Staff
                 General Bayard
is at Aldie & has some
1500 cavalry without artillery
he desires me to ask
you for some artillery-
He also wants to know
who covers Hopewell
Gap, which is between Aldie
& Thoroughfare Gap-?
        Sickles is at Manassas
& Stahl at Thoroughfare Gap-
       Very respectfully
           A. Pleasonton
            Brig. Genl.

MSS 495

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