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ing, as I am colonel of the regiment. All I would say is that they have behaved as usual. * *
Colonel Commanding 2d Brigade.

    Lieut.-Col. George Stetzel, who was in command of the 11th on this expedition, states the regiment lost 1 officer and 6 men killed and 13 men wounded, 9 horses killed in action and 45 abandoned along the road.
    The 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry ordered to cross the Appomattox. Gen. Kautz to Gen. Spear:

Kautz's Division,
In the field, near Point of Rocks, Va.,
June 8, 1864
    * * Order of march: The 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry (Co. G) will move between the hours of 11 and 12 p. m. from camp and cross the Appomattox on the pontoon bridge, followed by Lieutenant Morton's section of artillery and the howitzers. * *
    The 11th Penna. Cavalry on the left flank of the army:

Headquarters Army of the Potomac,
June 16, 1864, 5:45 p. m.
    * * Under the instructions of Lieut. Gen. Grant I have suspended the order till after dark, on the arrival of the Fifth Corps as Gen. Kautz's cavalry (Co. G) is required in position Assigned him by Gen. Grant, to protect the left flank of this Army until more infantry arrives.
GEO. G. MEADE, Maj. Gen.

    Gen. Lee making an inquiry:
Headquarters First Army Corps (C.S.).
November 17, 1864
Brig. Gen. M. W. Gary:
    The scouts of the Signal Corps have informed Gen. Lee That the 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry * * of Kautz's Cavalry division have gone to the south side of the James, to a point between Portsmouth and Suffolk. General Longstreet wishes you to inform yourself of the truth of this report. * *

    Lieut. Col. Stratton, of the 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Commanding the Second Brigade, in front of Fort Holly. Maj. James A. Skelly, commanding his regiment, Second Brigade, Kautz's Cavalry Division, in the Field.
    * * Saturday, Dec. 10, 1864,--I moved out at 10 a. m. with all the available force (nearly 500 men) to the vicinity of Fort Holly. * * I sent a company of the 11th Pennsylvania,

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