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there received the following despatch and inclosure from General Wright, who had been left in command at Cedar Creek: headquarters Middle Military division, October 16, 1864. General: I enclose you despatch which explains itself. If the enemy should be strongly re-enforced in cavalry, he might, by turning our right, give us am one of the ablest of the Confederate generals. Therefore I sent the following note to General Wright: headquarters Middle Military division, Front Royal, October 16, 1864. General: The cavalry is all ordered back to you; make your position strong. If Longstreet's despatch is true, he is under the impression that we have lotect the line of railroad, and through him received the following reply from General Halleck: headquarters armies of the United States, Washington, D. C., October 16, 1864. To Major-General Sheridan, Rectortown, Va. General Grant says that Longstreet brought with him no troops from Richmond, but I have very little confidence