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, dated Boston, May 19, 1884, Gen. F. A. Walker called the attention of Gen. McClellan to a statement made by the Comte de Paris in his History of the civil War in America, attributing delay in the advance from Frederick to Gen. Sumner and the 2d corps. The following reply, which I find among the papers relating to South Mountain, indicates Gen. McClellan's intention to embody its substance in his narrative when he should reach this point in his review: 32 Washington Square, N. Y., May 21, 1884. my dear Sir : Yours of the 19th has just reached me. My attention was never called to the point in question. Like yourself, I am fully satisfied as to the candor and honesty of the Comte de Paris, but his work is not free from unintentional errors, of which this is an example. My report shows that at 8.45 P. M. of the 13th the 2d corps was ordered to move at seven A. M. on the 14th by the direct road to Middletown, following Sykes at an hour's interval. Hooker did not move