Excerpt from: ''The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies,'' By John Sheldon Moodey, George Breckenridge Davis, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph William Kirkley, Henry Martyn Lazelle, Robert Nicholson Scott, United States War Dept, United States Congress. House, Fred Crayton Ainsworth, United States War Records Office--1894 Reference.
Chap. LVIII.]..... CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. --- UNION..... 1269
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON, TWENTY-SECOND ARMY CORPS, Washington, D.C., June 9, 1865
Bvt. Maj. Gen. John A. Rawlins, Chief of Staff:
GENERAL:In reply to your inquiry of this date I have the honor to inform you that the two brigades of cavalry under orders for Louisville are composed as follows:First Brigade, Col. B. Porter commanding, Third Massachusetts Cavalry, Twenty-first New York Cavalry, and Fourteenth Pennsylvania Calvary.Second Brigade, Col. A. W.Adams; First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry, First West Virginia Cavalry, Second West Virginia Cavalry, Third West Virginia Cavalry, and Sixth West Virginia Cavalry.The whole commanded by Bvt. Brig. Gen. W. B.Tibbits.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant, AE King, Assistant Adjutant-General (In the absence of Major-General Parke.)