Thursday, November 1, 2012

1862 November 2 Philomont 10.50 a.m.

[from the dispatch book of General Alfred Pleasonton]

Hd. Qrs. Cav Brigade
Philomont--Nov 2. 10. 50 a.m
General R. B. Marcy
    Chief of Staff
   I have come up with the
enemy at Union--they have
infantry drawn up in line
supporting their guns; my advance
is not engaged--Lt. Col. Hoffman
with a brigade of infantry &
a battery have reported--I have
ordered him here to support
me--The enemys camp &
pickets at Snickersville
could not be seen this
           I am Very respectfully
           A. Pleasonton
            Brig. Genl.

MSS 495

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