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 The other divisions of Hill's corps were advancing to the Potomac at Shepherdstown. Longstreet had been withdrawn from the Ashby's and Snicker's Gap Roads, west of the Shenandoah, aud was to follow the next day. The first and third corps were moving to follow Ewell's advance when General Lee wrote to General Stuart on the 22nd, and asked: ‘Do you know where he (Hooker) is and what he is doing? I fear he will steal a march on us and get across the Potomac before we are aware.’ Col. Mosby says (page 91), that General Stuart received another letter from General Lee, which differed from the first (of June 22), ‘in suggesting to Stuart to cross the Potomac in Hooker's rear.’ He quotes from this letter of June 23rd, but does not give it in full. According to the official records, it was as follows:
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