Tuesday, November 6, 2012

1862 November 7 In front of Orleans 6.30 A.M.

[from the dispatch book of General Alfred Pleasonton]

Hd.Qrs. Cav. Brigade
In front of Orleans Nov. 7 6.30 a.m.
To General Averelle
     Comdg Cavalry Brigade
               Detail a squadron
for of your command for
detached service, to go to
Warrenton--Send the officer
in command to report
to me in person for orders
as soon as practicable--

          I am,   Very respectfully
               A. Pleasonton
                  Brig. Genl.
MSS 495 

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