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ed where these trains went back and forth from the camps to the depots as often as four or five different times, without receiving their supplies, and I was informed by one corps commander that his wagon-train had travelled over one hundred and fifty miles, to and from the depots, before he succeeded in obtaining his clothing. The corps of Gen. Franklin did not get its clothing until after it had crossed the Potomac and was moving into Virginia. Gen. Reynolds's corps was delayed a day at Berlin to complete its supplies, and Gen. Porter only completed his on reaching the vicinity of Harper's Ferry. I made every exertion in my power, and my quartermasters did the same, to have these supplies hurried forward rapidly; and I was repeatedly told that they had filled the requisitions at Washington, and that the supplies had been forwarded. But they did not come to us, and of course were inaccessible to the army. I did not fail to make frequent representation of this condition of thin
rlin and encamped near Lovettsville, and the 2d corps completed the passage of the Shenandoah. The 5th corps commenced its march from Sharpsburg to Harper's Ferry. On the 31st the 2d corps moved to the vicinity of Hillsborough; the 6th corps reached Boonsborough; the 5th corps reached Harper's Ferry, one division crossing the Shenandoah. On the 1st of Nov. the 1st corps moved to Purcellville and Hamilton; the 2d corps to Wood Grove; the 5th corps to Hillsborough; the 6th corps reached Berlin, one division crossing. Pleasonton's cavalry occupied Philomont, having a sharp skirmish there and at Bloomfield. On Nov. 2 the 2d corps occupied Snicker's Gap; the 5th corps, Snickersville; the 6th corps crossed the Potomac and encamped near Wheatland; the 9th corps advanced to Bloomfield, Union, and Philomont. Pleasonton drove the enemy out of Union. Averill was ordered to join Pleasonton. The enemy offered no serious resistance to the occupation of Snicker's Gap, but advanced to ga
in a day or two. Oct. 25. . . . I hope my bridge at Berlin is finished, and if so I can cross some troops to-day, andessages to you, which you can consider delivered. Oct., Berlin. We are now near Berlin, and have a much better camp thBerlin, and have a much better camp than the last one. My tent is at the bottom of a wooded ravine, and is perfectly sheltered from the wind. I am as comfortabland dirt which made the floor of my last tent. Oct. 30, Berlin. . . . I have just been put in an excellent humor (?) bhington, and so, I fear, they will continue to the end. Berlin, Oct. .--. . . It will not do for me to visit Washingt good of the country requires me to submit to all this. Berlin, Oct. 31. . . . I don't expect to move headquarters frng well under my own hands, as I am responsible. Nov 2, Berlin. . . . We are about starting to Wheatland, some eight og and a beautiful country to travel through. . . . We left Berlin on Sunday morning, the headquarters stopping at Wheatland;