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on the sixteenth or seventeenth, was deemed sufficient to authorize me in continuing the movements of the troops, as the pontoons would have arrived in very good time had they started as promised, although not so soon as I had expected. After the telegraphic communication between my headquarters and Washington was broken, General Woodbury sent in the following despatches, which reached me by orderlies after my arrival at Falmouth : headquarters Eng. Brig., Washington, D. C., November 17, 1862--7 P. M. Lieutenant Comstock, Engineer, General Burnside's Headquarters, A. of P.: Major Spaulding has not been able to get off to-day. He expects to start at ten A. M. to-morrow. I will telegraph when he leaves. H. Bowers, A. A, General. headquarters Eng. Brig., Washington, D. C. November 18, 1862. Lieutenant Comstock, or in his absence, Chief of General Burnside's Staff: Major Spaulding has been delayed in obtaining harness, teamsters, etc., for two hundred and seventy new