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he following from him:
Yours of seven A. M. is this moment received.
As you give me no information in regard to the position of your forces, except that at Sharpsburg, of course I cannot advise.
I think, however, you will find that the whole force of the enemy in your front has crossed the river.
I fear now more than ever t by Rohrersville on the direct road to Boonsborough, if the main column has not succeeded in its attack.
If it has succeeded, take the road to Rohrersville, to Sharpsburg and Williamsport, in order either to cut off the retreat of Hill and Longstreet towards the Potomac, or prevent the repassage of Jackson.
My general idea is tontends to attack to-morrow — and join the main body of the army at that place.
Should you find, however, that the enemy has retreated from Boonsborough towards Sharpsburg, you will endeavor to fall upon him and cut off his retreat.
By command of Maj.-Gen. McClellan. Geo. D. Ruggles, Col. and A. B. C. Gen. Franklin.