marches for the western slope of the South-Mountain.
The general rendezvous of the corps was Middletown, in the valley, between the Catoctin and South-Mountain ranges.
Four or five of the army corpk, and thence west into the Middle-town Valley.
The concentration of the different corps at Middletown was made substantially on Wednes-day night — some being in advance, some at, and some just in the rear of Middletown.
Headquarters, which made a single leap of thirty-five miles from Gettysburgh to Frederick on Tuesday, moved to Middletown on Wednesday.
On Thursday, July ninth, the march wMiddletown on Wednesday.
On Thursday, July ninth, the march was re-sulned, the Second and Twelfth corps passing down the Middletown Valley to Crampton's Gap, eight miles below Turner's Gap, through which the balance of the army passed.
Thursday night's headquarters were moved to the Mountain House in the Gap, four miles west of Middletown.
On Friday, the army was all well over the mountain, well in hand for attack or defence more so by far than when th