Union General Charles Morgan writes General Torbert in April, 1865, to report a sighting of Confederate General George Pickett's Division in Staunton. Morgan suggests that Torbert send out scouts to investigate.
Brevet Maj.-Gen. TORBERT,
Chief of Cavalry:
April 1, 1865.
Gen. Augur telegraphs that a rebel deserter states that Pickett's division passed through Staunton on Monday last. The general desires you to send the scouting party well down the Valley and get such information as you can.
C. H. MORGAN,
Brevet Brig.-Gen. of Volunteers and Chief of Staff.
Bibliographic Information : Letter Reproduced from The War of The Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series 1, Volume 46, Serial No. 97, Pages 444, Broadfoot Publishing Company, Wilmington, NC, 1997.