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rman's brigade, 7th Michigan, two troops of the Van Allen cavalry, and the Putnam Rangers, while four companies of the 16th Massachusetts volunteers were sent to Harrison's island, under Col. Devens, who then had one company on the island, and Col. Lee, with a battalion of the Massachusetts 20th, a section of the Rhode Island battainder of his brigade ready to move early. Lieut. Col. Wood, of the 25th Massachusetts, was also ordered to move with a battalion to the river bank opposite Harrison's island by daybreak. Two mounted howitzers in charge of Lieut. French, of Rickett's battery, were ordered to the tow-path opposite Harrison's island. Col.Harrison's island. Col. Devens, in pursuance of his orders, crossed and proceeded to the point indicated, Col. Lee remaining on the bluff with 100 men to cover his return. To distract attention from Col. Devens's movements, and to make a reconnaissance in the direction of Leesburg from Edwards's Ferry, I directed Gen. Gorman to throw across the river,